Sunday, October 19, 2008

2 best items of the weekend

1. General Powell's endorsement of Senator Obama. See video. Love the point about Muslims.

2. The hyped Sarah Palin and Tina Fey meeting I found a little dull. However, this gem from weekend update was incredibly funny.

1 comment:

JCB said...

I found the Weekend Update rap a little disturbing. Not the rap, really, so much (which was funny). But the image of Sarah Palin dancing to it -- to a couple of things in particular. It's one thing for SNL to do the skit -- more power to them. But it was more than a little off-putting to see Palin engaging in the "When I say Obama, you say Ayers" chant.

It's funny when Amy Poehler does it, because it's a skewering of the McCain-Palin tactics. There's just something meta-disturbing about Palin participating in that skewering, when her actions on the campaign trail every day are the subject of the skewering. It's not funny when she does it in southwestern Ohio, and it wasn't funny when she did it on SNL.

Goes to show you out of it McCain-Palin is. They don't even recognize how disturbing it is when it's pointed out how little difference there is between their own tactics and the ridiculing of them.