For the second straight week, Saturday Night Live opened with Fred Armisen doing an impression of President Barack Obama in a skit that wasn't flattering.
This time, SNL's faux-Bama played off "his" Nobel Peace Prize victory last week in a rather predictable way, stating that "I won it for not being George Bush."
Merely stating a fact does not a funny Obama skit make, but just the same, it was indicative of the TV comedy world turning its sights on the chief executive.
SNL joked in its news segment that after Obama won the Nobel prize so early in his presidency, honors like People's Sexiest Man designation may soon go to kids.
This followed an SNL Obama skit that received major attention the week before, where the President lauded his accomplishments (of which there are none).
Other late night comedy shows went after the Prez as well.
Jay Leno quipped, "That's pretty amazing, winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Ironically, his biggest accomplishment as president so far? Winning the Nobel Peace Prize."
Referencing Obama's "full plate" of business, Jon Stewart was apoplectic, even a little exasperated. "All that stuff you've been putting on your plate? ... It's [expletive] chow time, brother. That's how you get things off your plate."
All kidding aside, the New York Times opined this weekend that "the danger is that Mr. Obama is going to be defined by inaction and not living up to expectations."
Perhaps it was inevitable that the late night circuit would take shots at the 44th Oval Office occupant, but after eight-plus years of relentless Republican bashing, it has certainly signaled a shift from what had become the norm.
Follow the jump Saturday Night Live's latest (lackluster) Obama skit: