20 Best 'Saturday Night Live' Political Sketches

From 'Trump Voters' to Tina Fey's iconic Sarah Palin – the greatest, funniest, sharpest political 'SNL' sketches

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6. 'George Bush on New Hampshire's Super Tuesday Message' (2/22/92)

In the SNL oral history Live From New York, Dana Carvey says he struggled with his George Herbert Walker Bush impression until he picked up on the way the President tended to ramble on inarticulately, repeating phrases while trying to sound like a folksy man of the people. During Bush's 1992 reelection campaign, he muffed a speech in New Hampshire by accidentally reading aloud his staff's reminder note, "Message: I care." So Carvey opened the next Saturday Night Live episode as a contrite GHWB, insisting that the understood the American people now had message for him. The biggest laugh in the sketch comes next, when he holds up a sign that says, in big letters, “YOU'RE PISSED." NM

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