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Donald Trump rages at SNL mockery, says it's part of media fix

Technically Incorrect: After the show laughs at him, Hillary Clinton and even Ken Bone, Trump takes to Twitter to say SNL is part of the rigged election organized by the media.

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.


Donald Trump, the stalker.

SNL/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET

There's no stopping Donald Trump.

Whether he's on his way up, on his way down or spinning all around, the Republican nominee does it at hurtling speed.

In its latest edition, "Saturday Night Live" decided to mock last Sunday's second presidential debate. Or, as the show called it: "Second and worst ever presidential debate."

Because the real thing is so full of bonkers behavior, it's hard for SNL to make it any more amusing. Alec Baldwin as Trump tries to be funny, but he's forced to be a caricature of a caricature.

The producers therefore had him stalking a trying-too-hard Hillary Clinton as if he was Jaws.

It was at best mildly entertaining. Donald Trump, however -- the real one -- wasn't amused at all.

In the early hour of Sunday morning, he took to Twitter and raged: "Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me. Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election!"

Trump -- himself a former SNL host -- has been peddling the idea that he would be winning if it wasn't for the dastardly media portraying him as, well, someone he really, really isn't.

Increasingly, it's seemed like his allegedly winning mentality has been transformed into a whining mentality.

After his SNL tweet, Trump followed up almost immediately with: "Polls close, but can you believe I lost large numbers of women voters based on made up events THAT NEVER HAPPENED. Media rigging election!"

This is a reference to the multiple women who have so far accused him of behaving in a way that he himself boasted about behaving on the now-famous recording of him chatting with NBC's Billy Bush.

It may be that Trump will still be elected. It's hard to believe that SNL will have such an influence on how he's seen by the voters. After all, he's seen in the media constantly just being himself.

Trump's tweeted rage overshadows that SNL didn't just mock him, but his opponent. It even chuckled at famed, red-sweatered, allegedly undecided voter Ken Bone.

Oddly, Bone came across as the sanest of the three. And he still didn't come across as terribly sane at all.