“In the tank.” “‘Jack’ and ‘squat.’” One of Saturday Night Live’s trademarks is its ability to take political and cultural gossip, assumptions, trends, etc. and solidify them into Conventional Wisdom. This weekend, Fox-as-arm-of-the-RNC got the SNL treatment:

Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.