Back in 1990s, the "SNL" staff members seemingly had a strangely fantastic sense of humor. In an episode in 1996, the comedy show brought celebrities who had clearly opposite images when they tapped Steven Forbes as the host with Rage Against the Machine being the musical guest.
Anyone knows Forbes is the rich man who was Republican presidential hopeful at the time. Meanwhile, the rock band was an aggressively anti-corporate group that used their songs to express revolutionary political views. Ironic as it might seem, that was probably the humor the show was trying to do.