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Donald Trump Goes Off the Rails Deep Into Paranoia Over… SNL? (video!)

Alec Baldwin plays Donald Trump in a hilarious opening skit for Saturday Night Live. The real Donald was not amused. (Photo: ScreenCap)

Alec Baldwin plays Donald Trump in a hilarious opening skit for Saturday Night Live. The real Donald was not amused. (Photo: ScreenCap)

Donald Trump now says even “Saturday Night Live” is out to get him. The GOP candidate railed against the sketch comedy show, even though it has a 40-year history of skewering politicians. But when it involves him, it’s now a conspiracy to “rig” the election.

Trump’s outburst followed the show’s cold open, which featured Alex Baldwin as Trump and Kate McKinnon as Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

The skit was a play off of last week’s debate. Alex Moffat played debate moderator Anderson Cooper with Cecily Strong playing co-moderator Martha Raddatz.

The first words out of their mouths captured the spirit of the debate.

“Hello and welcome to the second and worst ever debate,” said Strong’s Raddatz.

“Before we begin, we just need to do one last thing,” replied Moffat’s Cooper. With that, they both downed whiskey shots.

“Now let’s get this nightmare started,” said Raddatz.

She introduced both debaters. “The Republican candidate Donald Trump, and… can we say this yet? President Hillary Clinton.”

That wasn’t the worst jibed aimed at The Donald; Hillary took a couple of shots, too. The skit was beyond hilarious.

But not everyone, specifically Trump, saw the humor in it.

“Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me.Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election!” he wrote in a Tweet at 7:14 a.m. this morning.

“Media rigging election,” has become Trump’s latest slogan. He’s repeating it every chance he gets, apparently prepping for what is likely to be his loss of the election. One new polls has Clinton up by as much as 11 points, while others show the race much closer, giving her a three or four point lead.

Voters also aren’t buying Trump’s claim that the half-dozen or so women who have come forward are lying about his unwelcome sexual advances.

“Polls close, but can you believe I lost large numbers of women voters based on made up events THAT NEVER HAPPENED. Media rigging election!” he Tweeted.

A a new ABC/Washington Post poll, however found that nearly 7 in 10 voters think Trump probably did make unwanted advances on women. Of Republicans polled, 48 percent said he probably did make unwanted advances; 23 percent said he probably didn’t.

Among independents, 71 percent think he made the women are telling the truth, while 13 percent disagree. Nearly nine out of 10 Democrats (87 percent) believe Trump groped women and burst in on Miss Universe and Miss Teen Universe candidates while they were naked or undressing.

As for “Saturday Day Night Live,” the show has been skewering politicans for decades going back to the 1976 election. Not one candidate has ever complained about being lampooned.

Even Sarah Palin, the 2008 GOP Vice Presidential candidate, was a good sport about it.

But check out the video yourself.

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