General Motors ignition switch recall has turned into such a nightmare for the new CEO Mary Barra. And as if the situation wasn’t bad enough, NBC’s Saturday Night Live has now picked up on it, making a hilarious parody of Barra’s congressional hearing. Now everybody knows about GM’s blunder.
The ignition switch recall involves over 2.2 GM vehicles. So far 34 crashes and 12 deaths have been associated with the issue. But it’s OK, because, apparently, they are looking into it:
In GM’s defense, and in the interest of fairness, SNL has always been a bit cheeky with subjects like this. Remember Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin skits? In a response to this episode, General Motors spokesman Greg Martin said: “Many of us are SNL fans and believe in keeping a healthy sense of humor. Setting that aside, we’re serious about safety and about resolving the ignition matter.”