So Melissa McCarthy did a Spicer press briefing last night, and it included an appearance by Betsy DeVos. It was pretty hilarious, and I present it to you here (just in case you've missed it) but I have mixed feelings.
On the one hand, when was the last time that an education issue garnered enough widespread mainstream attention to rate some jokes on a comedy show like SNL? It's heartening to know that the American public is sort of paying attention to education for at least fifteen minutes.
On the other hand, SNL-- as they did with KellyAnne Conway and, for that matter, Trump himself when they let him host-- makes DeVos look soft and harmless, just a vulnerable out-of-her-depths boob, which seriously underplays both her shark-like tendencies and the real, deliberate danger she poses to public education.
At any rate, here we go: