Kids Have Darnedest Things on Their Santa Wish Lists on SNL

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The cold open skit begins with cast member Kenan Thompson dressed as Santa and greeting children who have various questions about the sexual harassment scandals that have recently plagued the political world.

For example, after asking for some blocks and laser tag, one curious boy asked Saint Nick, "Can you tell me, what did Al Franken do?". She asks if Donald Trump is on the naughty list as well, to which Santa says that the president has done some naughty things this year.

The young boy then asked about Republican National Party candidate from Alabama Roy Moore who is also now facing allegations of sexual harassment.

During SNL's cold open, Keenan Thompson and Kate McKinnon - who played Santa and an elf, respectively - repeatedly fielded questions from kids about these people.

After Thompson tells one girl that "we can all learn a lesson" from what's going on in the news, she responds point-blank: "We sure can".

"I want a Barbie", says one particularly jaded girl.

"What about Roy Moore?"

'C'mon, man! When you're supporting an accused child molester you can't say "go get 'em!"




"It's not really a list, it's more of a registry", says Sugarplum... oops, make that Amy. Our president may have said and done a few naughty things.

'I know, the girl said.

Unfortunately, the kids that head up to sit on Santa's lap are starting to understand that as long as you deny any wrongdoing, you can always keep your job in the public sector. "And we seem to have lost all perspective on what's naughty or nice".

Then, in a nod to Trump's support of West Virginia coal miners, Santa said to the girl, "Well OK, careful there, Jessica, or you might get coal in your stocking". Instead, Thompson was asked questions like, "What did Al Franken do?"

"Oh, you mean toy like the one Matt Lauer gave to his co-worker?" the boy asks, smiling.

McKinnon'S elf continued, "But as bad as things might seem, I promise you, Jenny, it will be okay. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, maybe not for another three years, 42 days and 24 minutes", she says, referencing the remainder of Trump's term as president.

For a little added insurance, though, the kid's putting all her money in Bitcoin.

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