- Bernie Sanders' appearance on "Saturday Night Live" helped add to his unlikely role as a folk hero, says Dean Obeidallah
- Sanders' rise shows barriers that once faced presidential candidates are eroding, he says
Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM's weekly program "The Dean Obeidallah Show," a columnist for The Daily Beast and editor of the politics blog The Dean's Report. Follow him on Twitter: @TheDeansreport. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)It happened at about two minutes into a sketch about the Titanic. Bernie Sanders and Larry David finally shared the stage on "Saturday Night Live." And the audience exploded!