Election 2016

Friday A/V Club: Your Dad's Rock Idols Explain Whitewater

A quick primer for the post-Clinton generation


Ever since the news broke that Trump plans to use the Clintons' old scandals in the general-election campaign, us media folk have been dreading the prospect of explaining the convoluted Whitewater affair to young readers and viewers. Fortunately, we have help. From March of 1994, when both Phil Hartman and Kurt Cobain were still alive, here is Saturday Night Live's helpful USA for Africa-style primer, "Rockers to Help Explain Whitewater":

If you're not sure who all those impressionists are supposed to be, here's a cheat sheet.

(For past editions of the Friday A/V Club, go here.)