Grove, Lloyd, Newsweek
Byline: Lloyd Grove
30 Rock's Jack Donaghy, who's hosting Saturday Night Live's season opener, reveals why he loves his girlfriend but hates one barista.
On Sept. 24 you will host SNL for the 16th time--the all-time record. Why do you like it so much?
It's the closest thing to live theater, which I like and just don't have enough time to do as much as I want to.
You're thinking about getting a master's in public administration. Will you run for mayor of New York?
If I did run, I'd want to go out and learn as much as I could about the way the city's finances work. You can be someone running--not me--who is just a soaring leader of people. But if you don't have the finances down, you're going to have a problem.
Why are you attracted to public service?
I've been spending a lot of time doing what a congressman does with the exception that I don't have a federal office and budget. If I were to finally cross over one day, it would be very natural.
You have so many opinions. Could you muster the necessary message discipline?
I'm quite confident that I can do whatever all those other men and women have done in order to obtain political office. …