That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap.

"Saturday Night Live" riffs on President Obama's roadblock, but it's also a brutal satire on the state of cable talking heads. Glenn Beck is portrayed as just, well, stupid.


Politico also looks at Obama's recent swipes at cable news, deeming him the "cable critic in chief."

Jonathan Martin writes, "Obama isn’t just donning his Columbia Journalism Review hat to diagnose what ails the wheezing industry. He’s attempting to isolate one particular media irritant — cable news.

This president, it seems, has an obsession with it."

Fiorina's Website: Carly Fiorina's website debut for her possible Senate campaign in California earned poor reviews, but Time's Karen Tumulty is cutting her some slack.

Gingrich the Producer: Newt Gingrich unveiled the documentary he produced, "Rediscovering God in America II: Our Heritage," at the Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday. The movie comes from Citizens United and David Bossie.

Citizen Moore: Michael Moore, appearing on "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" last night, talked briefly about Bossie's lawsuit now pending before the Supreme Court that challenges campaign season restrictions on the release of his doc, "Hillary, the Movie." Bossie had mounted a challenge to Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11." Moore said that the difference in his case was that "Fahrenheit" "is an actual movie, not an ad."

Quotable: "Claude Rains would be 'shocked' to learn the Iranians have an undisclosed nuclear enrichment site." John McCain, via Twitter.

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