The skit featured an “unpaid contributor to The Huffington Post” as a guest on the “Politics Nation” show to discuss President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
“[T]his law is working,” the actor playing Sharpton said. “President Obama said it. The White House report says it. And the official White House spokesperson said it. That’s three different people. How much more evidence do we need?”
Kenan Thompson has regularly been acting in parodies of Al Sharpton on SNL.
Quinton is a native South Carolinian who has lived in Baltimore since 2006. He is a recent convert to the Catholic Church and is active in the Knights of Columbus. He has been involved in the pro-life movement nationally and locally since 2010.
Quinton is a veteran who served as an intelligence analyst in the Army National Guard. He is also an Eagle Scout.