With candidates like these, Saturday Night Live might just have it too easy. The show's famous "cold open" on Saturday took on Texas governor Rick Perry's infamous gaffee at the primary debate in which he could not remember the third of three government agencies he would eliminate as president. With Bill Hader playing Perry, CNBC’s John Harwood (played by Fred Armisen) and Maria Bartiromo (Nasim Pedrad) urge Perry to name the third government agency but he cannot.

Other funny moments in the clip include Kristen Wiig's squinty impersonation of Michele Bachmann and Kenan Thompson wink at the camera as Herman Cain, who near the end of the skit volunteers to divulge information related to his sexual harrassment scandals.

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