to get more people to watch it. (ala Hillary with another SNL sketch parodying the pro-obama media). The bailout skit is funny, pretty much accurate, and an easy way for the public to understand what caused the Financial crisis.
SNL bailout sketch (Oct 4. 2008) starring George W. Bush, Nancy Pelosi, and Barney Frank--played by Jason Sudeikis, Kirsten Wiig, and Fred Armisen respectively.
UPDATE: since the youtube video was deleted, here's the controversial and unedited SNL bailout sketch video for downloading.