SNL Draws Controversy With New York Governor Skit

Saturday Night Live is back in the news post-election. Who knew the show could remain relevant after November?

In its season finale, SNL skewered New York Gov. David Paterson during a "Weekend Update" sketch. Obama impersonator Fred Armisen portrayed the politician as a blind, bumbling cocaine addict who was "suddenly appointed Governor of New York."

Gov. Paterson is vision-impaired. Not surprisingly, blindness organizations are up in arms, as is the governor himself. Paterson, who is known for his sense of humor, reportedly told a New York paper, "I can take a joke. But only 37% of disabled people are working and I'm afraid that that kind of third-grade humor certainly adds to this atmosphere. Let's just say I don't think it helped."

Much ado over nothing? You decide: