No, you won’t be watching a “Saturday Night Live” skit tonight when President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address.
But according to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, you might as well be.
According to Politico, Cruz said Obama sounds very much like Christopher Walken’s “SNL” character who wants to improve a musical performance with “more cowbell.”
“To every problem his solution was, ‘more cowbell, more cowbell,’ ” Cruz said. “This president, to every problem his solution is ‘more taxes, more government.'”
“Like Christopher Walken’s [character] he’s saying ‘more cowbell, more cowbell,’ ” Cruz said.
While Obama has not directly asked for more cowbell, he has enjoyed some great moments on SNL.
There was that time he helped explain executive orders:
He once paid a visit to Joe Biden:
Then there was that time he got drunk with Sen. Mitch McConnell: