Did comedy bring old enemies together as friends?
The famously liberal Rev. Al Sharpton snagged photos with some big-name Republicans on the red carpet at the "Saturday Night Live" 40th anniversary special Sunday evening.
...and Donald Trump were caught in pictures Sharpton tweeted out.
Sharpton later tweeted that he urged Palin to run for president "to help the Democrats out" and that he'd spoken with Trump and Bill O'Reilly to "treat my attackers with candor and a smile."
He added, "They want u bitter."
I saw Sarah Palin on the red carpet and we talked to Xtra together. I urged her to run in 2016 and help the Democrats out.— Reverend Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl) February 16, 2015
Ii saw Trump and O'Reilly at the SNL Anniversary and spoke to them. I love to treat my attackers with candor and a smile. They want u bitter— Reverend Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl)February 16, 2015
On Twitter, Sharpton's tweets got a few hundred favorites and retweets — and a whole lot of negative reactions from both sides of the political aisle.
.@TheRevAl I'll bet she was polite to you. You're a racist who needs to pay his taxes.— Renny (@citrussage) February 16, 2015
Follow Zach Noble (@thezachnoble) on Twitter