Is Trump Walking Into a Booby Trap by Hosting 'SNL'?
by Meghan O'Keefe, Decider
Right now, if you Google “Donald Trump SNL,” chances are you’ll come upon a long list of tirades asking Lorne Michaels to stop the outspoken Republican presidential candidate from hosting this weekend’s Saturday Night Live.
These range from articles about how Latino congressmen want him off because of his hurtful comments towards their culture to critics bemoaning Trump’s poor showing during his last hosting gig. Many are even making the very salient point that if Trump gets 90 minutes of network airtime, every single one of his opponents — be it Democrat or Republican — deserves the same amount of airtime.
But the real reason why Trump probably shouldn’t host Saturday Night Live this weekend is that it could ruin his campaign.