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SNL pushes comedy envelope with ISIS sketch – a step too far?

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You might remember this heartwarming Toyota commercial that aired during this year’s Superbowl.

This past weekend, Saturday Night Live did a spoof version of it, featuring the night’s host Dakota Johnson (she of 50 Shades fame). Instead of dropping off his daughter as she went off to join the U.S. Army, this dad watched his daughter go off to join ISIS.

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As Joan Rivers once said, if you can make one person laugh, even for a minute, it’s like giving them a little vacation. True, but there’s comedy, and then there’s poor taste. What do you think? Did this sketch cross the line?

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