And the tone buzzes to tell everyone Bernard got it wrong.
"You'd think so, but no," says host Chastain. "They say he's just repented, and they forgive him. And Mike Pence is like, 'This my dude!'"
The scenarios go on and on until they are entirely hypothetical, such as "Trump punches Pope: Does it even matter anymore?"
The skit, written and led by the Californian actress Jessica Chastain, was an outlet for her to vent, and the skit ends with "The host of tonight's show needs a hug!" at which point contestants pinch in to hug the distraught host.
Though satirical and dramatized, the SNL skit raises an important question that many people are asking: When the president says or does something offensive, what are the consequences?
What do you think matters about our president?