Sunday, November 12, 2006



Last night, Saturday Night Live did its part in recognizing the new world order now dawning in Washington. After years of tired John Kerry and Al Gore jokes, the show hit one out of the park with it's cold open featuring Kristen Wiig as Nancy Pelosi. As soon as I can find a video or link, I'll put it up, but it's basically a worst-case-scenario as far as the conservative fears over Pelosi becoming House Speaker as she brings her "San Francisco values" to the position two heartbeats from the presidency. The skit featured an excellent impression of Pelosi by Wiig and a leather-clad office assistant (in a role Will Forte should do more of because his Bush impression is nothing short of painful to watch most times) accompanied by his human ashtray.

About the only non-funny thing about it was the fact that some lonely conservative voter sitting home alone Saturday night turned to his dog and said, "Yep, that's what them dern Democrats have unleashed upon the U S of A. Bastards!"

Zingers from the Update desk:

"This week, on Tuesday night, in an ironic turnaround, Iraq brought regime change to the U.S."
- Amy Poehler

"Nancy Pelosi, the like Speaker of the House, had lunch at the White House with President Bush, though just to rub things in, she left early to have an abortion."
- Poehler

"Today's Veteran's Day, so that won't affect anyone in the White House."
- Seth Meyers

1 comment:

Sanjay said...

Loved the zingers. Now I wish I had remembered to watch it.