Barra hearing lampooned on ‘Saturday Night Live’

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(Crain News Service photo) GM chief exec Mary Barra took it on the chin, at least figuratively, in a Saturday Night Live skit.

Crain News Service report

DETROIT (April 7, 2014) — You might say General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra wasn’t quite ready for prime time.

Lawmakers in Congress showed the embattled chief executive little mercy for during last week’s Congressional hearings. And neither did the comedy writers at “Saturday Night Live” for the show’s April 5 opening skit.

For a look at the sketch, click here.

This report appeared on the website of Automotive News, a Detroit-based sister publication of Tire Business.

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