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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Dick Cheney (Darrell Hammond)

One of the most gifted mimics in the show's history, Hammond not only brought his voice skills to playing the man some thought was actually running the country during the Dubya years; he helped recast the V.P. as a moonlighting Prince of Darkness. Whether conducting an interview atop an in-flight missile or coercing Ferrell’s George W. Bush to do his bidding, Hammond didn’t move so much as slink. He oozed contempt in every frame.

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