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SNL’s Santa Claus Is Making a List, Checking It Twice, and Dealing With the Most Politically Charged Gift Requests of All Time

As if working as a mall Santa Claus isn’t a pain in the ass enough for seasonal workers — the nylon costumes, the permanently sore legs, the lack of adequate cigarette breaks — SNL wants to throw in an additional hellish factor for our viewing pleasure: Why should kids keep their present requests light and cheery when they can talk politics instead? Bless America’s current crop of politically in-tune kiddos, who would seemingly rather ask for the truth about Al Franken’s resignation and the opioid crisis than a Barbie doll. But the feminazis might take that away, too, who knows!

SNL’s Santa Deals With Very Politically Charged Requests