It just occurred to me earlier today that while I had linked to two of Tina Fey's appearances on Saturday Night Live as her doppelgänger Sarah Palin, the Republican vice presidential nominee, I had not included the third. So here it is: Tina Fey as Sarah Palin being interviewed by Katie Couric (links to the other two appearances can be found here and here).
What's funny (and sad) about this particular Tina Fey impersonation is that some of the lines were taken almost verbatim from Sarah Palin's own answers, particularly the following rambling (directly from Sarah Palin herself) whose counterpart is found at around 2:50 in the video:
That’s why I say, I like ever American I’m speaking with were ill about this position that we have been put in where it is the tax payers looking to bailout.It would be funny if the prospect of someone so ill-prepared to become president weren't so scarily possible. Sphere: Related Content
But ultimately, what the bailout does is help those who are concerned about the health care reform that is needed to help shore up the economy– Helping the — Oh, it’s got to be about job creation too. Shoring up our economy and putting it back on the right track. So health care reform and reducing taxes and reining in spending has got to accompany tax reductions and tax relief for Americas.