“Saturday Night Live” took on the Kyle Rittenhouse acquittal in its cold open, with Cecily Strong as Fox News’ Judge Jeanine Pirro weighing on the verdict with the trial’s controversial judge, dueling political commentators and former President Donald Trump.
“That loveable scamp was put through a nightmare of a trial,” Strong as Pirro said. She noted that he was involved in a shooting that killed two men and wounded another because he had taken the patriotic step of “protecting an empty used car lot in somebody else’s town.”
“SNL” regular Mikey Day played Judge Bruce Schroeder, whose comments and actions from the bench raised concerns about his impartiality. Day
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