Video: SNL goofs on Obama over Ayers

posted at 4:55 pm on October 10, 2008 by Allahpundit

A glancing blow from last night’s primetime special but still surprising in how they have it coming out of Obama’s mouth instead of McCain’s. I assumed the only mention of Ayers we’d see on SNL would be in the context of some goof on Maverick for being desperate. As it is, this reminds me of the New Yorker cover: It’s so over the top that they clearly don’t mean for it to be taken seriously, but it’s also bound to irritate some lefties worried that low-information voters won’t know which elements are satire and which aren’t.

It starts, and stays, sloooow until Bill Murray shows up, at which point things liven up. Stick with it.


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Whitewashing to commence in 5 … 4 … 3 …

thirteen28 on October 10, 2008 at 4:57 PM

Obviously another racist thing from SNL.

YellowDawg on October 10, 2008 at 4:58 PM

Blue screen, only, Allah.
:(

pambi on October 10, 2008 at 4:58 PM

Link ??

pambi on October 10, 2008 at 4:59 PM

Check out this “O – Team” Parody, one of best and to the point I’ve seen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imQSuJVFUSU&feature=related

jp on October 10, 2008 at 4:59 PM

SNL must be pretty darn sure in the incoming landslide, they’ve been moving out onto thin ice recently. Remember back in the summer where no comedian would touch Obama with a ten-foot pole?

*eats*

Grue in the Attic on October 10, 2008 at 5:02 PM

Blue screen, only, Allah.
:(

pambi on October 10, 2008 at 4:58 PM

I only have a white screen. Does that make me racist?

HornetSting on October 10, 2008 at 5:02 PM

Whitewashing to commence in 5 … 4 … 3 …

thirteen28 on October 10, 2008 at 4:57 PM

Raaacisssst!

/sarc

Y-not on October 10, 2008 at 5:05 PM

Why did they open with a CNN graphic when the debate was aired on every major news network, including NBC (not to mention that it was moderated by an NBC news employee)?

Tom_Shipley on October 10, 2008 at 5:05 PM

NO LINK here????

TheKernel on October 10, 2008 at 5:05 PM

…but it’s also bound to irritate some lefties worried that low-information low I.Q. voters won’t know which elements are satire and which aren’t.

Buy Danish on October 10, 2008 at 5:07 PM

SNL hits both sides, which makes it funny. Ayers needs aired. This comment was left at Ace’s Puma thread, partly quoted below:

Actually, these are the topics plus Fannie Mae that I think McCain should be hitting. I’m an attorney in San Diego, and most in the office know that I’m a registered Dem. Most in the office are registered Democrats. I had kept my opinions to myself over the last few months as I saw more and more shit that I didn’t like about Obama. Had I not known about the Ayers, Wright, Phleger (is that his name?) and Acorn stuff, I might have held my nose and voted for Obama. Not now. The reason why I say this is because I was approached last week by some office bot who wanted to joke about how awful Gov. Palin was at the VP debate. I told her point blank that she wiped the plugs off of Biden’s head and that she helped her ticket. She responded that she could not take another four years of Bush policies. I responded that I could not possibly vote for someone who was mentored by cop-killing, domestic terrorists. She had never heard of the Ayers connection. I think that McCain should keep hitting Obama on this and hard. It’s a topic that the MSM tried to hide and a lot of people, other than bloggers, did not know about. I was a disaffected, possibly loyal Democrat until I read about the Ayers connection. To me, cop-killing, bomb-making domestic terrorists as mentors are a non-negotiable character flaw. Period. Wright was distasteful but we’ve seen his tired act before. Acorn is criminal but how do you stop them? Voter fraud has been around since people began to vote. Rezko is expected (Hello? Chicago politics?) but Ayers is beyond the pale. Both he and his wife should have been jailed for the last 20 years.

Ayers matters to Dems too.

Spirit of 1776 on October 10, 2008 at 5:09 PM

ROFLOL, HornetSting on October 10, 2008 at 5:02 PM
I hadda click the white one to come up with a blank blue one !
RAAAAAAAAAACIST against smurfs, fer sure !!

pambi on October 10, 2008 at 5:10 PM

Ayers matters to Dems too.

Spirit of 1776 on October 10, 2008 at 5:09 PM

Win. :) Thank you sir!

*eats*

Grue in the Attic on October 10, 2008 at 5:10 PM

Who’s gonna play Wright in the “GOD DAMN AMERICA” skit? I’ll start holding my breath for that one.

marklmail on October 10, 2008 at 5:10 PM

The thing that would have made this sketch perfect is if it had ended with McCain and Obama doing a ‘terrorist fist pump’.

askheaves on October 10, 2008 at 5:11 PM

A glancing blow from last night’s primetime special but still surprising in how they have it coming out of Obama’s mouth instead of McCain’s. I assumed the only mention of Ayers we’d see on SNL would be in the context of some goof on Maverick for being desperate.

Sorry they disappointed you AP.

Cardiganfox on October 10, 2008 at 5:11 PM

can’t see it

tomas on October 10, 2008 at 5:12 PM

How about this?

TheKernel on October 10, 2008 at 5:12 PM

try again..

TheKernel on October 10, 2008 at 5:13 PM

That was dead on.

lodge on October 10, 2008 at 5:14 PM

OK, somebody owes me 9 minutes. That was as moronic as anything SNL has ever had the stupidity to air.

csdeven on October 10, 2008 at 5:14 PM

Can’t even find a YouTube link… waaaaaah !
Wanna see. :(

pambi on October 10, 2008 at 5:15 PM

Elizabeth Dole will tell you. I once got a hold of one of her checkbooks, and kited checks all over Washington. I ruined her credit rating.

Typhonsentra on October 10, 2008 at 5:18 PM

That sucked. I don’t watch SNL anymore. Is it always that dreadful?

Only SNL could make Bill Murray unfunny.

lorien1973 on October 10, 2008 at 5:19 PM

The election skits actually have been fairly funny.

MadisonConservative on October 10, 2008 at 5:19 PM

they did a good job of the Obama listening mannequin pose as well

Dpet on October 10, 2008 at 5:19 PM

Remember back in the summer where no comedian would touch Obama with a ten-foot pole?

That’s not only racist, it’s derogatory to people of Eastern European descent who are of above-average height.

malclave on October 10, 2008 at 5:20 PM

Meh…………. Bradley effect being effective. Can’t see it.

………………… back to work.

Seven Percent Solution on October 10, 2008 at 5:21 PM

That was simply stupid, boring and unfunny. I caught myself opening another tab (not the soft drink) and reading about superconductors. Really, no lie.

Claypigeon on October 10, 2008 at 5:25 PM

I only have a white screen. Does that make me racist?

HornetSting on October 10, 2008 at 5:02 PM

If so than I am too…but then again I’m voing for McCain so according to the left I’m racist regardless!

Liberty or Death on October 10, 2008 at 5:27 PM

McCain wandering around was pretty funny…

JustTruth101 on October 10, 2008 at 5:28 PM

OK, somebody owes me 9 minutes.
csdeven on October 10, 2008 at 5:14 PM

I’m with you. I had no idea how boring that debate was until I saw this boring skit. That tells you how much fun the HA chatroom is, though!

RushBaby on October 10, 2008 at 5:32 PM

That’s not only racist, it’s derogatory to people of Eastern European descent who are of above-average height.

malclave on October 10, 2008 at 5:20 PM

The truth squad is more than welcome to come try and find me. They’ll eventually get lost in the Cube Forest… only the natives know the correct path. :)

*eats*

Grue in the Attic on October 10, 2008 at 5:35 PM

I responded that I could not possibly vote for someone who was mentored by cop-killing, domestic terrorists

Spirit of 1776 as a retired Police Officer, I thank you. I wish there were more like you on your side who respected Law Enforcement Officers.

Robyn S on October 10, 2008 at 5:38 PM

Ayers matters to Dems too.

Spirit of 1776 on October 10, 2008 at 5:09 PM

Paging McCain campaign…read!

JustTruth101 on October 10, 2008 at 5:38 PM

Why doesn’t McCain shift the Ayers attack from
“Obama’s friends with an unrepentant terrorist” to “Obama’s friends with an unrepentant terrorist who wants to educate your kids“?

snickelfritz on October 10, 2008 at 5:45 PM

Spirit of 1776 on October 10, 2008 at 5:09 PM

If I were a person such as this commenter I would be royally pissed at the MSM for falling down on their duty of keeping me informed. I wonder how many voters there are who ponied up hard earned cash in donations to the Obama campaign, only to find out that they had been deliberately misguided by those people.

surrounded on October 10, 2008 at 5:47 PM

Robyn S on October 10, 2008 at 5:38 PM

I’m just quoting someone else from Ace’s. I’m not a dem, but I wholly agree with your sentiment, and I too am glad to read such things.

Spirit of 1776 on October 10, 2008 at 5:47 PM

Thanks for posting it Spirit I guess I need to pay attention. :)

Robyn S on October 10, 2008 at 5:54 PM

Spirit:

I think Ayers matters to Democrats too, if for no other reason than because that connection makes them wonder who and what else is out there.

Terrye on October 10, 2008 at 6:02 PM

Not to be a topic changer…but oil is at about 77 per gallon right now. The national average is hovering around $2.90 to $3.15 a gallon.

When Oil first went up to 77…what was the price at the pump?

tomas on October 10, 2008 at 6:08 PM

Spirit of 1776 on October 10, 2008 at 5:09 PM

So true. We know about Ayers because we don’t have a life and sit at our computers all day :) There are many Dems and Republicans as well who have no idea who Ayers is, especially if they only get their news from the mainstream media.

ctmom on October 10, 2008 at 6:11 PM

ctmom on October 10, 2008 at 6:11 PM

Exactly. I multitask with new sites up all day.

Speaking of, if you want to hear really depressing news, CC on Fox, covering the McCain event today told supporters to be more respectful of Obama. And then the killer in response to a question on SC nominees, that if Obama became president, they shouldn’t be afraid of what Obama might do.

I’ve never thought this race would end this way. I’m sadden by it, frankly. Maybe the 527s and Palin can pull him over the line, but I don’t feel optimistic after today.

Spirit of 1776 on October 10, 2008 at 6:22 PM

lorien1973 on October 10, 2008 at 5:19 PM

Yep ! ! Very few SNL skits are funny anymore.
Ranks right down there with letterman.

Texyank on October 10, 2008 at 6:25 PM

new sites s/b NEWS sites

Spirit of 1776 on October 10, 2008 at 6:28 PM

Off topic…

Look here grue… this isn’t personal, but have you taken a look at yourself lately? Every single darn time you speak, you have to *eats* and it’s really beginning to have an impact!

You might want to consider an occasional *nibble* or *snack* instead of this constant *eats*.

You’re a valuable contributor here and I’d hate to lose you do to some kind of preventable health issue.

Peace.

electric-rascal on October 10, 2008 at 6:32 PM

do to = due to

electric-rascal on October 10, 2008 at 6:32 PM

no vid

allrsn on October 10, 2008 at 6:43 PM

You’re a valuable contributor here and I’d hate to lose you do to some kind of preventable health issue.

Peace.

electric-rascal on October 10, 2008 at 6:32 PM

I actually have been keeping a surprisingly healthy lifestyle despite the massive amount of food intake.

Life as a Grue is not easy. It’s bad enough sticking to the dark and avoiding even the slightest bit of illuminescence – the instant even a sliver of light gets near I have to book it to some place deeper and darker. So I’m constantly on the move, constantly burning energy.

Plus, while Moonbat is tasty, they’re difficult to trap so it’s much more practical to catch them manually. This involves a lot of chasing, wrestling, and other intense physical activity.

I guess you could say I’m kinda like Michael Phelps – my high-action lifestyle requires a massive amount of fuel, so despite the fact that I’m constantly consuming I never really gain a lot of weight.

Your concern is greatly appreciated though!

*eats and shares with anyone interested*

Grue in the Attic on October 10, 2008 at 6:58 PM

where’s the video, homies?

Mercy4Me on October 10, 2008 at 7:15 PM

WHere can I go to get the video?

HawaiiLwyr on October 10, 2008 at 7:37 PM

Love it when he calls Obama “pee-pants.”

Gottafang on October 10, 2008 at 7:44 PM

Wow, that was agonizing to watch.

vcferlita on October 10, 2008 at 7:48 PM

…Bill Murray…conscience of the nation….

Puritan1648 on October 10, 2008 at 7:52 PM

I guess AP is to busy finding stuff to trash Palin to put link

KBird on October 10, 2008 at 8:01 PM

McCain Aimlessly Wandering = Awesome

The Ugly American on October 10, 2008 at 8:03 PM

Oh man I can’t see it either :(

boomer on October 10, 2008 at 8:29 PM

No. 1: Has McCain ever given a wrong name to any questioner?
No. 2: It was pretty fair in that it lampooned insane Tom Brokaw who ruined the entire debate.

carbon_footprint on October 10, 2008 at 8:37 PM

It starts, and stays, sloooow until Bill Murray shows up, at which point things liven up. Stick with it.

Sorry, AP. I have to disagree with you. And I trusted you, man.

;)

NoamSayin on October 10, 2008 at 9:49 PM

It really shouldn’t be much of a surprise considering that Lorne Michaels is a conservative.

slug on October 10, 2008 at 10:12 PM

The dude’s Brokejaw voice was perfect.

jgapinoy on October 10, 2008 at 10:20 PM

All I see is a big blank square spot where the embed’s supposed to be… no matter how many times I refresh or reboot IE.

Anyone have a direct link?

SilverStar830 on October 10, 2008 at 10:30 PM

You will not make fun of the messiah of the left. All your linky belongs to us.

Buzzy on October 11, 2008 at 12:19 PM