“Biden” advisers Kenan Thompson and Cecily Strong aim to reign him in on the show’s cold open with sensitivity training provided by a frustrated Kate McKinnon. “Joe’s a good guy and he means well. He’s just a little behind the times,” confides Strong.
Biden gets it. “I’m a tactile politician. I’m a hugger, I’m a kisser, and I’m a little bit of a sniffer,” he concedes.
He rubs foreheads with McKinnon, claiming to be “one percent Eskimo,” wants to do a “Dirty Dancing” bit with a voter, and cues up ZZ Top’s “Legs” for practice encounters with women.
Turnabout finally comes with Leslie Jones, an “Oakland voter,” who happily shouts “Oh my God! Obama’s granddaddy!” when she recognizes him and then gets handsy with “Biden,” grabbing him in a hug, paddling his butt — and squeezing.
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