Rob Schneider Says ‘Saturday Night Live’ Overt Liberal Politics Hurt Its Comedy

Actor Rob Schneider, a former Saturday Night Live cast member, has taken issue with the left-leaning politics of his former television home, saying its overt approach to satire makes things “less interesting.”

Speaking to the New York Daily News, Schneider said SNL is less funny because it wears its political heart on its sleeve. Schneider was part of SNL when Mike Myers, Chris Rock and Adam Sandler were also on board, a period considered particularly strong for the long-running, late night comedy romp.

“The fun of ‘Saturday Night Live’ was always you never knew which way they leaned politically,” he told the Daily News. “You kind of assumed they would lean more left and liberal, but now the cat’s out of the bag they are completely against Trump, which I think makes it less interesting…

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