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political satire

Democrat Bi-Partisanship

February 8, 2009

On the lighter side of the whole stimulus debate, I ran across SNL’s cold opener from last night over at Sister Toldjah.  It is rather amusing, poking fun at both Republicans and Democrats, but mostly at Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi.  Kristen Wiig does a great Pelosi, although Fred Armisen does a better Obama [...]

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Evaluating SNL Political Satire

September 28, 2008

I am not one opposed to political satire, whether it be against my own candidate or the opposition, when it is done well.  For example, I thought the first SNL skit two weeks ago of Tina Fey as Sarah Palin was hilariously funny.  This week, however, I thought that the SNL skit at the top of [...]

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Fake Edwards Fake Endorses McCain

February 1, 2008

Well sort of.  Can a fake endorsement of a fake Republican become a real one if the candidate who gives it is also a fake?   Sometimes there is a great deal of truth in satire.  

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