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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15. 'CNN Univision Democratic Debate' (2/23/08)

It was becoming increasingly apparent that a number of left-leaning political pundits had warmed to the young Senator from Illinois who was challenging the former first lady for the 2008 Democratic nomination for President – so SNL decided to have a field day with their Obama v. Clinton debate skit. "Like nearly everyone in the news media, the three of us are totally in the tank for Senator Obama," Kristen Wiig's Campbell Brown states right up front, and from there, this sketch dives headfirst into the debate moderators' head-over-heels crush on the man who'd become our nation's 44th POTUS. His questions range from "Are you comfortable? Can we get you anything?" to "Are you mad at me?" while Clinton is grilled over her primary losses and told she owes everyone an "Obamapology." The way that Amy Poehler's Hillary says, "Getting blown out by Senator Obama in Maryland has been a dream of mine ever since childhood" is damn near priceless. The show's next debate sketch would feature an appearance from Clinton herself, but that didn't stop this one from stinging. DF

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