20 Most Savage 'SNL' Political Impersonations

From a vintage "Klutz-in-Chief" to Tea Party icons and a certain thin-skinned POTUS, these were the show's sharpest politico parodies

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Bill Clinton (Phil Hartman)

Hartman is a strong contender for the greatest pound-for-pound not-ready-for-primetime utility player ever, and his Bubba-centric performance as Bill Clinton turned the 42nd president into a man fueled by his insatiable appetites – see the infamous and still hilarious 1992 McDonald's sketch. Informed by his Secret Service agent that they should not tell the First Lady about this impromptu fast-food stop, the ruddy-faced leader informs him that "there's gonna be a whole bunch of things we don't tell Mrs. Clinton." Darrell Hammond ended up playing the part for literally decades after, but it's Hartman's Bill that we remember first and foremost.

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