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Ted Cruz: Just like 'SNL,' Obama wants 'more cowbell'

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: