Now that Trump has left the building, Saturday Night Live has once again returned to making humorous sketches. One from Saturday’s episode is a genius skit about a young Ben Carson, as dictated by his own writings and speeches.

Highlights from the sketch include:

  • An attempted stabbing thwarted by a pesky belt buckle; “oh man, blocked by a belt buckle. This happens all the time.”
  • A tongue-lashing by Carson’s mom about the threat of prison; “I can’t go to prison mama, people go to prison straight and come out gay.”
  • Black Jesus comes to visit and tells Ben that he created humans to be the most evolved creatures; “but evolution isn’t real or we’d have the fossils to prove it.”

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Sydney Robinson is a political writer for the Ring of Fire Network. She has also appeared in political news videos for Ring of Fire. Sydney has a degree in English Literature from the University of West Florida, and has an active interest in politics, social justice, and environmental issues. She would love to hear from you on Twitter @SydneyMkay or via email at