"Saturday Night Live" over the weekend teased the "fresh new faces" of the Democratic Party: longtime California members of Congress Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, making fun of the party leaders' reactions after Democrats won in elections across the country last week.
"You love our fresh new ideas delivered by fresh new faces, like me, Nancy Pelosi," the Pelosi character says in a skit billed as a commercial for the Democratic National Committee. "And me, Dianne Feinstein," the Feinstein character says.
The skit, which also pokes fun at Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and others, capitalizes on complaints from within the party that older members have stayed in power too long, blocking ideas from a new generation of Democrats.
Pelosi's office wouldn't comment on the skit and Feinstein hasn't responded to requests for comment. Both have emphasized their lengthy experience as a benefit to the party during the Trump administration.
The skit goes on to point out that Democrats may have learned from the last election.
"We can't just appeal to coastal elites," Kate McKinnon as Nancy Pelosi says. “We need mouth breathers from Wisconsin."
"And window-lickers from Ohio as well," Cecily Strong, playing Feinstein, says.