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Goodbye, Mitt: Remembering Jason Sudeikis’ biz bits

Katie Long Jul 25, 2013
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Kate McKinnon and Jason Sudeikis portraying Ann and Mitt Romney on "Saturday Night Live." Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images
By The Numbers

Goodbye, Mitt: Remembering Jason Sudeikis’ biz bits

Katie Long Jul 25, 2013
Kate McKinnon and Jason Sudeikis portraying Ann and Mitt Romney on "Saturday Night Live." Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

Comedian Jason Sudeikis told David Letterman Wednesday night on “The Late Show” that he was leaving NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Sudeikis started as a writer at the show in 2003, and joined the cast in 2006, immediately before the financial crisis — and the comedy it provided.

During the financial crisis and Wall Street bailouts of 2007-2008, Sudeikis played President George W. Bush, like in this skit about the TARP bailout and Congress:


Besides his time portraying Mitt Romney and President Bush, here are a few more of our favorite business-related sketches:

As Donald Trump:


In the vice presidential debate, as Joe Biden, talking deficits and unemployment:


How not to conduct a business meeting:


Besides his comedy work, Sudeikis is a voice actor and even provided voiceovers for a line of commercials for the Applebee’s restaurant chain in 2012.

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