Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Palin imitators flood YouTube with mocking videos - Yahoo! News

Sign of the times -- catch the SNL video here, if you haven't seen it

YouTube is being flooded with mocking videos by Sarah Palin imitators, attracting millions of viewers and triggering stormy online debate between the aspiring vice president's fans and critics.

Snippets of a sketch featuring actress Tina Fey mimicking Palin and comedian Amy Poehler playing former White House contender Hillary Clinton have rocketed to fame on the video sharing website just days after airing on the television show "Saturday Night Live."

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"It is just unbelievable to me this woman is actually running for vice president," original Saturday Night Live star Chevy Chase said while lauding Fey's impersonation of Palin in an interview posted on YouTube.

"Comedy is perspective," Chase said. "The more the nation understands that McCain has lost his mind, the better it is. Really."

Palin imitators flood YouTube with mocking videos - Yahoo! News

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