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SNL uses Schoolhouse Rock! to explain Obama's executive order on immigration

SNL uses Schoolhouse Rock! to explain Obama's executive order on immigration

Saturday Night Live explained this weekend how an immigration bill becomes a law in Obama's White House. Or, more accurately, the show explained why Obama opted to act alone on immigration instead of waiting for Congress to send him a bill — and they did it all to the tune of an iconic Schoolhouse Rock! song.

"I'm an executive order and I pretty much just happen," Bobby Moynihan, playing a personified piece of paper, sang. After a leisurely drag on a cigarette, he added: "And that's it." --Jon Terbush