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'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Donald Trump's Sales of $59.99 Bibles

'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Donald Trump's Sales of $59.99 Bibles

In a satirical twist that blends humor with real-world absurdity, Saturday Night Live (SNL) took aim at former President Donald Trump and his latest venture: selling $60 Bibles.

The sketch, which aired on the eve of Easter, featured James Austin Johnson reprising his role as Trump, emerging from a comedic reenactment of the Resurrection.

"That’s right, it’s Easter," Johnson's Trump declared. "The time of year when I compare myself to Jesus Christ. That's just a thing I do now, and people seem to be OK with it. I’m going to keep doing it. If you think that this is a bad look, imagine how weird it would be if I started selling Bibles. Well, I’m selling Bibles."

The punchline? While it sounds like a joke, it's also very real. Trump recently posted a video on his Truth Social account pitching the "God Bless The USA" Bible, raising eyebrows in both the religious community and the general public.

Critics saw it as yet another attempt by the former president to capitalize on endorsement deals.

The SNL sketch showcased Trump's Bible, described as "made from 100 percent Bible."

Johnson's Trump marveled at its beauty, emphasizing his love for the holy book.

"I’ve definitely read it," he deadpanned. "My favorite part is probably the ending. It all wraps up."But the kicker? The high price tag: $60.

Trump insisted he wasn't doing it for the money, but rather "for the glory of God and for pandering and mostly for money." The sketch humorously highlighted Trump's lack of biblical knowledge, including his favorite part being the ending.

The "new and improved Bible" came with remarkable features:- Illustrations:

Moses floating down a river in a basket, followed by Trump floating down the same river in Moses's basket,

Garden of Eden: A jacked Trump (which he claimed was his actual body) in the Garden of Eden, pondering how he'd say no to the snake because he doesn't like fruit.

Trump closed his pitch by reciting the Lord's Prayer, albeit with his signature flair:

"Our father who are in heaven, hallowed beep beep, bing bing, bing bing bong. Bing bong bing bing bing, trespass daily bread. And please lead us into temptation… In the name of the father, the son, and the Easter Bunny."