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Obama Notes 'Remarkable' Resemblance of Palin and Fey

By Perry Bacon Jr.
Sen. Barack Obama finally had something to say about the other break-out star of the 2008 campaign, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, after spending the past several weeks trying to ignore her.

"The resemblance is remarkable," Obama told "Entertainment Tonight" when asked about actress Tina Fey's portrayal of Palin on "Saturday Night Live."

Obama taped an appearance on ET in Detroit on Sunday after a campaign event and was joined in the interview by his wife, Michelle, vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden and Biden's wife, Jill.

As for how SNL was portraying him, Obama said, "My ears are easy to characterize."

"Just big," his wife noted.

"It's a compliment," Obama added. "If you haven't been on 'SNL,' then you must not be mixing it up in politics."

By Web Politics Editor  |  September 30, 2008; 11:15 AM ET
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"Trashing Sarah Palin is a reflection of the people that are in the media. They are not reporters, they are cruel inflictors..inflicting lies and disunity in American.
Will other women be willing to go through this kind of treatment to work in government?"


Uh. Palin took care of that herself. Furthermore, the horrendous interview she gave was to a FEMALE reporter.

What a sexist b#$%@ that Katie Couric is...

Posted by: AgnosticEngineer | October 1, 2008 5:08 PM | Report abuse

"I refer to Obama's middle name just in case someone is reading who didn't know it. That's all. Nothing nefarious."


And I'm a Chinese fighter pilot...

Posted by: AgnosticEngineer | October 1, 2008 5:02 PM | Report abuse

"The time is now!"

To invite people to see what Gov. Palin's church sermons sound like. If you are worried about disenfranchised black people, how about "witch hunters" that "speak in tongues"...

"The time is now!"

To remind everyone how the Maverick ditched his first wife after she became handicapped. Cheating on her and then leaving her for a younger, more attractive, rich girl.

"The time is now!"

To remind people that McCain's people are essentially Bush's people. So, if you want four more years of big government, big spending, less human/civil rights, less international respect and influence, and less regulation of big business. Vote McCain!!!

Posted by: AgnosticEngineer | October 1, 2008 4:59 PM | Report abuse

The "liberal media" is scared to see a woman become VP? Haha. No, the "liberal media" (and some of the "conservative media") and "all Americans who possess more than two brain cells" are scared to see an inarticulate, willfully ignorant religious whackjob become VP.

If you want to put country first, you will never vote for a ticket that includes Sarah Palin.

Posted by: ASinMoCo | October 1, 2008 10:41 AM | Report abuse

The time is now!
To remind Americans that Barack Hussein Obama is just another politician that will do or say whatever it takes to fulfill his political ambitions. Barack is calculated and methodical about hiding his true convictions and intentions, and uses deception to get elected.

The time is now!
To remind Americans that Barack Hussein Obama had a 20 year association with his religious leader and priest Jeremiah Wright, who became Barack's idol and role model. Jeremiah married Barack and Michelle and baptized both their daughters. AND, we all remember the hideous videos of Jeremiah Wright’s congregation which included the Obamas, damning America with bombastic joy, after the Muslim’s criminal attack on America on 9/11.

The time is now!
To remind Americans that Barack's religious leader Jeremiah Wright used his tax-exempt church to exercise a radical political agenda, and he refers to Israel, as well as America, as a "racist" State. Theologically Barack's religious leader Jeremiah Wright believes that the true 'Chosen People' are the blacks; He believes that black values are superior to middle-class American values, and that blacks should isolate themselves from the wider American society.
 Indeed Barack's religious leader Jeremiah Wright is a black supremacist.

The time is now!
To remind Americans that Barack Hussein Obama wants to be president to implement Jeremiah Wright’s dream of a black supremacist society in America.

The time is now!
For Americans of all political parties to come together to preserve the future of the country we love by voting for John McCain for President of the United States of America.

Country First!
Americans for John McCain/Sarah Palin

Posted by: Manolete | October 1, 2008 10:06 AM | Report abuse

Quote: (manolete)
The sexist liberal media will not succeed in destroying the McCain/Palin presidential campaign the way they destroyed Hillary Clinton's effort, because Americans including all the democrats that supported Hillary Clinton will make the choice to put our Country First and vote for McCain and Sarah Palin.

LOL
Have you been asking us who we are voting for? If so, your ears might be broken..

I'm a woman, a disgusted registered (former) republican, and I'm here to cancel your vote. There are a lot of me out there, in case you weren't paying attention. Keep singing that silly single, it's catchy!! "sexist liberal media" LMAO

Posted by: ExRepublican | October 1, 2008 9:45 AM | Report abuse

xinunus,

Al least Obama knows what a "caps lock" button is.

Posted by: Independent4tw | October 1, 2008 8:58 AM | Report abuse

Tina Fey looks like a dog compared to Sarah Palin! Keep up the campaign Tina, not only does Sarah Palin make you look like a partisan ass, she also makes you look ugly compared to her!

Posted by: aug3us2001 | October 1, 2008 2:48 AM | Report abuse

WHY ISNT SNL DOING A SKIT ACCUSING OBAMA OF SLEEPING WITH HIS DAUGHTERS? SNL DID THIS TO SARAH PALINS HUSBAND!! WOULD IT BE FUNNY THEN TO THINK OF OBAMA SLEEPING WITH HIS DAUGHTERS?? SNL AND TINA FEY ARE A BUNCH OF SICK FREAKS!! THEY CAN ALL GO TO HELL.

Posted by: xinunus | October 1, 2008 1:39 AM | Report abuse

OBAMA IS THE DEMOCRAT TOKEN BLACK GUY. PLEASE GO OUT AND VOTE FOR THE TOKEN BLACK GUY THAT WILL GIVE US ANOTHER 4 YEARS OF JIMMY CARTER. PLEASE DO IT, I CANT WAIT TO SEE HIM FALL FLAT ON HIS FACE TRYING TO RUN THIS COUNTRY. IT WILL BE FUNNY AS HELL TO SEE. ONLY THEN WILL KOOL AID DRINKING SHEEP REALIZE HOW STUPID YOU WERE FOR ELECTING HIM.

Posted by: xinunus | October 1, 2008 1:37 AM | Report abuse

Tina Fey is a joke and is overrated. SHE KILLED SNL WITH HER POOR WRITING AND NOW SHE IS REWARDED WITH AWARDS AND A SHOW THAT SHE PROBABLY SLEPT HER WAY UP TO GET. SAD AND PATHETIC.

Posted by: xinunus | October 1, 2008 1:34 AM | Report abuse

As for how SNL was portraying him, Obama said, "My ears are easy to characterize."

Uh, no, he didn't say that. He said "caricature."

Please hire me, WashPost!

Move over Perry Bacon Jr., here comes a better sizzler!

Posted by: baddabing1 | September 30, 2008 11:40 PM | Report abuse

I refer to Obama's middle name just in case someone is reading who didn't know it. That's all. Nothing nefarious.

Posted by: JakeD | September 30, 2008 9:53 PM | Report abuse

Manolete - why do McCain-ites such as yourself always refer to Obama with his full name? Must be that "fear" factor of Hussein = Saddam Hussein that you want to instill in the minds of Americans. Obama was named after his grandfather, nothing more. He is not a middle-eastern nor a Muslim. BTW - General Omar Bradley, the WWII hero, shared a Muslim first name with middle-eastern caliphs and religious leaders...did he have a "hidden agenda" too? Speaking of the "hideous" videos of Jeramiah Wright, how about the even more "hideous" videos of Sarah Palin's religious escapades? Additionally, please give specific examples of Obama's "black supremacy". By the way, Obama is only 1/2 black...and was raised by his mother and her "white" family...so why would he have black supremist views? Please advise.


Posted by: WhiteRabbit2 | September 30, 2008 9:32 PM | Report abuse

The liberal media is foaming at the mouth at the thought of a woman VP and a War Hero in command of the government of our country!.....instead, their misogyny, sexism and white guilt remorse have pushed their clouded minds to support a young, naive individual that has no experience in governance or foreign affairs and his only strength is the skill of oratory.

The fact is, America still does not know who the real Barack Hussein Obama is, but Americans remember Obama’s 20 year close association and blood relationship with his religious leader, priest and father image, Jeremiah Wright.
Americans remember vividly the hideous videos of Jeremiah Wright's congregation which included Obama and Oprah, when they were celebrating in bombastic joy, the murderous attack on America on 9/11.

Americans that love our country and have always been proud of it, know Barack is a radical extremist and black supremacist that has a hidden agenda that is a serious threat to the American values we all treasure and cherish.

The sexist liberal media will not succeed in destroying the McCain/Palin presidential campaign the way they destroyed Hillary Clinton's effort, because Americans including all the democrats that supported Hillary Clinton will make the choice to put our Country First and vote for McCain and Sarah Palin.

Country First!
McCain/Sarah Palin

Posted by: Manolete | September 30, 2008 9:07 PM | Report abuse

Is this appropriate?

http://img201.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=97158_we_122_176lo.jpg

If yes, would a "painting" of Obama raping an underage girl be appropropriate too?

Posted by: MarkInAustin | September 30, 2008 4:27 PM | Report abuse

People may or may not care about this and I am sure the resident trolls will find some way to twist it, but what is rather striking is how at ease the Obamas and the Bidens are together. These people look and act like they genuinely like and respect each other. I'll leave it to the reader to make their own call about the McCains and Palins. I couldn't really say since the only place we have seen them together was at campaign events.

Posted by: wes1155 | September 30, 2008 4:15 PM | Report abuse

Tina Fey must have taken notes from the Sarah Palin Quote Generator.

http://palinquotes.sillycloud.com

Ha!

Posted by: marciewls | September 30, 2008 3:57 PM | Report abuse

What's happening to Sarah Palin is a warning to other women.

Beware we the media will eat your lunch. We will not respect you... we will not respect your family... we will not speak the truth....we will seek to destroy you..even when we know it's wrong to do!

Trashing Sarah Palin is a reflection of the people that are in the media. They are not reporters, they are cruel inflictors..inflicting lies and disunity in American.
Will other women be willing to go through this kind of treatment to work in government?

The media's day is coming.....

Posted by: JimR4 | September 30, 2008 3:27 PM | Report abuse

Tina Fey looks like an Elvis impersonator.

She's got the hair, she got the cloths but she will never have the heart!Sarah Palin is an original!

Vote for John McCain & Sara Palin two American reformers.


Posted by: JimR4 | September 30, 2008 3:16 PM | Report abuse

Tina Fey rocks!!!

Posted by: thisworld | September 30, 2008 3:06 PM | Report abuse

Im not sure either candidate can lead this country out of this mess. Revolution!!!

www.exchangelifenow.com

Posted by: thedeez | September 30, 2008 2:25 PM | Report abuse


AVEINU McCAINU!

Posted by: thecannula | September 30, 2008 12:45 PM | Report abuse

Did the WaPo? NO. Yet the mainstream media is all over McCain-Palin. No one mentions that Obama "was forced to" appear together with Biden. Bush Derangement Syndrome has morphed into McCain Derangement Syndrome.

Blame, blame, blame; blame, blame McCain. The WaPo is in the tank for Obama.

Posted by: MarkInAustin | September 30, 2008 12:31 PM | Report abuse

AJ2008:

Did you ask those questions of any Democratic nominee?

Posted by: MarkInAustin | September 30, 2008 11:52 AM | Report abuse

McCain is McCain first, country second. Give me a break! A 72-year old with 4 bouts of lethal cancer picks one of the most uneducated and inarticulate politicians to be VP and one heartbeat away from the US presidency.

Who is taking care of the kids while Palin is on the campaign trail? Why aren't her kids in school?

Posted by: AJ2008 | September 30, 2008 11:37 AM | Report abuse

Was this take your wife to work day?

Posted by: MarkInAustin | September 30, 2008 11:31 AM | Report abuse

So, that's why Senator Biden's gaffes haven't made it to Saturday Night Live?

Posted by: MarkInAustin | September 30, 2008 11:20 AM | Report abuse

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