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Has Tina Fey’s Palin Act Worn Out Its Welcome ?
NRO ^ | NOVEMBER 10, 2010 | Greg Pollowitz

Posted on 11/10/2010 6:16:24 PM PST by RobinMasters

Paul Farhi of the Washington Post reports on Tina Fey’s acceptance speech for the “Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.”

In her acceptance speech, Fey touched on her best-known bit — her Palin imitation –and offered some mock hands-across-the-political-divide commentary. The rise of conservative women in politics, she said pointedly, is good for all women, “unless you don’t want to pay for your own rape kit . . . unless you’re a lesbian who wants to get married to your partner of 20 years . . . [or] unless you believe in evolution.”

The lines played first to nervous laughter and then to not much laughter at all.

Not a good sign when you bomb at a humor-awards ceremony.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: onetrickpony; palin; sarahpalin; skank; tinafey; untalented
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1 posted on 11/10/2010 6:16:26 PM PST by RobinMasters
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To: onyx

Ping


2 posted on 11/10/2010 6:18:44 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: RobinMasters

Karl Rove will be among the few remaining fans of Tina Fey’s Palin impression. (Rove thought Tina Fey was Palin, until just recently.)


3 posted on 11/10/2010 6:20:15 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals (liberals) because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: RobinMasters

Oh, good grief. Tina definitely proves that evolution doesn’t always work right.


4 posted on 11/10/2010 6:20:31 PM PST by muawiyah (GIT OUT THE WAY ~ REPUBLICANS COMIN' THROUGH)
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To: RobinMasters

She should wish she had half the class, beauty, and brains that Sarah Palin has. Tina is doing a horribly worn-out and really not funny parody of a wonderful woman. But then the libtards did that with Reagan and George W. too. Ha Ha. Real funny.


5 posted on 11/10/2010 6:21:41 PM PST by laweeks
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To: RobinMasters
“unless you don’t want to pay for your own rape kit

I don't get it...

6 posted on 11/10/2010 6:21:44 PM PST by fml
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To: RobinMasters

Here is what Tina Fey really looks like...before Madison Ave. got to her.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvEkl8RWfro

Her first TV commercial.


7 posted on 11/10/2010 6:21:45 PM PST by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: RobinMasters

So her deal is she can “cut” her eyes left or right and that is attractive? She’s homely at best and is a wide track (otherwise known as a fata**) , if you have looked at her recent photos.
Talentless hag is her claim to fame. (or lack thereof)


8 posted on 11/10/2010 6:21:58 PM PST by 9422WMR (Illegal is not a race)
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To: RobinMasters

It must suck to be Tina Fey, when no one gives a crap about her and just asks her to do her “Sarah Palin impersonation” Hey Tina, you had no talent then and you have no talent now


9 posted on 11/10/2010 6:23:05 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: RobinMasters

Tina Fey is a piece of trash


10 posted on 11/10/2010 6:24:04 PM PST by se_ohio_young_conservative
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To: My Favorite Headache
She looks like Frodo...
11 posted on 11/10/2010 6:26:40 PM PST by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

In the latest “Alaska” commercial, Sarah says, “Hey, I think I can see Russia from here.”


12 posted on 11/10/2010 6:27:56 PM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: RobinMasters

LOL


13 posted on 11/10/2010 6:28:43 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: muawiyah

She is one unfunny slut if I ever saw one.


14 posted on 11/10/2010 6:29:34 PM PST by doosee
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To: RobinMasters
...Another no-talent from the eternally overrated SNL!

(OK...Mr.Bill DID have his moments....)

15 posted on 11/10/2010 6:29:41 PM PST by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: RobinMasters

It was never about being funny, it was always about trying to harm someone using the power of a national audience.

I can’t stand Tina Fey.

She did sort of look like Palin when made up right tho.


16 posted on 11/10/2010 6:31:42 PM PST by yarddog
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To: RobinMasters

Now when I look back at clips of Fey and her Palin act, it wasn’t very good. She wasn’t even funny.

I don’t think anyone is interested in Fey. Perhaps she could try a Michelle Obama.


17 posted on 11/10/2010 6:32:39 PM PST by dforest
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To: My Favorite Headache

She went from looking like madcow to Palin. You’ld think she would worship Sarah for that alone.


18 posted on 11/10/2010 6:33:08 PM PST by fml
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To: Fiddlstix

GOOD NEWS! I despise Tina Fey and, save for the glasses, she looks nothing like beautiful Sarah Palin.

As you know, it is my wish that Sarah Palin would appear in public without her glasses just to end the career of this vile hag.


19 posted on 11/10/2010 6:34:00 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: se_ohio_young_conservative

“Tina Fey is a piece of trash”

Another September 10th holdover...


20 posted on 11/10/2010 6:35:15 PM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: laweeks
Tina is doing a horribly worn-out and really not funny parody of a wonderful woman.

Conservatisism brought us Margaret Thatcher and Sarah Palin.

Liberalism brought us Nancy Pelosi and Corrine Brown.

Why any woman thinks liberalism is a good thing is beyond my ability to comprehend.

I believe it comes down to abortion rights for liberal women.

21 posted on 11/10/2010 6:36:51 PM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: RobinMasters
It needn't be, but several things will have to happen to rescue it from the bitter, superficial irrelevance to which Fey seems determined to condemn it. First, Palin will have to be elected. Comedians don't make careers out of mocking private citizens. Second, Fey will have to understand her target a little better. She needs to understand Palin as a theater critic needs to understand a play. What she's doing right now is attempting to satirize a one-dimensional caricature, which is why nobody but Palin's enemies (and not the brighter ones) is laughing at the moment. Thirdly, she needs to grow up a little and become a human being instead of merely playing one. Best of luck with all that.

Comedian Rich Little managed it with respect to Richard Nixon. It absolutely can be done, but at the moment it will take a woman of quite a bit more character than Fey displays to manage it. IMHO, of course.

22 posted on 11/10/2010 6:40:43 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: onyx
Ditto!
&
Well Said
23 posted on 11/10/2010 6:41:52 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: RobinMasters

When was it welcome??


24 posted on 11/10/2010 6:42:26 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: RobinMasters
It could be that it's the only real attention she ever got...you know what narcissists these liberals be....

She's turned a once-funny satire bit into character assination. To her, the impression was just a new angle to draw attention to the left's assault on Sarah Palin.

May she fall back into the has-been, dust-bin.
25 posted on 11/10/2010 6:46:39 PM PST by FrankR (Don't let the bastards wear you down!)
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To: laweeks
"Tina is doing a horribly worn-out and really not funny parody of a wonderful woman."

Her Heidelberg dueling scar is pretty cool though.

26 posted on 11/10/2010 6:47:22 PM PST by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: fml
“unless you don’t want to pay for your own rape kit

"I don't get it..."

One of the lefty lies about Palin is that to cut the budget as Mayor she required rape victims to pay for their rape kits to save the city money.

It's totally false, along with the lie that she asked the public library to burn certain books, or that Trig is actually Bristol's son (kinda obvious now).

The left has told so many lies about her they are totally unhinged...

27 posted on 11/10/2010 6:49:36 PM PST by t-dude
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To: massmike

The voice and hands of “Mr. Hands” was Vance DeGeneres, the older brother of Ellen.


28 posted on 11/10/2010 6:56:02 PM PST by namvolunteer (We draw the Congressional districts this time)
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To: RobinMasters

I’ll start worrying about Sarah Palin when she starts imitating Tina Fey.


29 posted on 11/10/2010 6:56:20 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: massmike
(OK...Mr.Bill DID have his moments....)

And the land shark.
And killer bees.
And "Jane, you ignorant slut."

But it hasn't been funny for over two decades.

30 posted on 11/10/2010 6:56:46 PM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: indylindy
“Perhaps she could try a Michelle Obama.”

That's funny!

31 posted on 11/10/2010 6:57:05 PM PST by pepperdog (Why are Democrats Afraid of a Voter ID Law?)
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To: RobinMasters

Her Palin routine was slightly humorous the very first time. The second time it was stale.

Now it is pathetic.

I watched a movie “Date Night” with my wife, and it was the first time I ever saw her in a movie...I was completely underwhelmed. The movie had about three funny parts in it.


32 posted on 11/10/2010 6:58:59 PM PST by rlmorel (When charity is mandatory, it becomes servitude.)
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To: onyx

33 posted on 11/10/2010 6:59:13 PM PST by Mr. Thorne ("But iron, cold iron, shall be master of them all..." Kipling)
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To: t-dude

The final lie was when someone told Tina that she was funny.


34 posted on 11/10/2010 7:03:04 PM PST by JPG (The GOP leadership is on probation. No second chances. Don't blow it.)
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To: RobinMasters

From the article, Steve Martin says, “every year Washington D.C. becomes a comedy Mecca. And we know how funny Mecca is.”


35 posted on 11/10/2010 7:10:34 PM PST by xjcsa (Ridiculing the ridiculous since the day I was born.)
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To: Mr. Thorne

That is one great look. Is it recent?


36 posted on 11/10/2010 7:27:25 PM PST by kenavi (The good ol' US of A: 57 state laboratories for the future.)
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To: Mr. Thorne
Maybe she looks too young without her glasses?

Getting her hair done: April, 2010


37 posted on 11/10/2010 7:30:36 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: yarddog

SNL stopped being funny ever since the late 70’s.


38 posted on 11/10/2010 7:31:24 PM PST by GISax (Still waiting for the Iron Chef electric eel battle...)
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To: fml

“unless you don’t want to pay for your own rape kit
I don’t get it...”

I think she means that under Obamacare the taxpayers will be paying for the rape kits, therefore they will be free!/s;)


39 posted on 11/10/2010 7:36:18 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: GISax

I have to disagree. The drug “humor” of John Belushi wore very thin by 1978. The best years IMHO, were the Hartman/Carvey years of the 80s and 90s. Sure they were leftist, but not all the time.


40 posted on 11/10/2010 7:39:47 PM PST by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: namvolunteer
The voice and hands of “Mr. Hands” was Vance DeGeneres, the older brother of Ellen.

...so Ellen is the younger brother?

41 posted on 11/10/2010 7:42:09 PM PST by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: RobinMasters

But the impression has stuck. My business colleague who detests Obama thinks Palin is a dunce. I’ve tried many times with no progress. Any suggestions on how to disabuse him and many, many others who might otherwise like her of that impression?


42 posted on 11/10/2010 7:48:13 PM PST by ceoinva (l)
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To: ceoinva

Have him watch Palin’s Alaska...that program is going to show the real Palin, like when Regan went over the media directly to the people thay saw him for what he was...


43 posted on 11/10/2010 8:06:23 PM PST by Greek
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To: ceoinva
Thinking Palin is stupid or a dunce is a sure sign that the Media has gotten in the person's head.

I actually pity people I know like that, because they're completely unaware that the Media OWNS them, that they're the Media's b*tch.

You might want to tell your colleague that the danger in allowing the Media to own oneself is that one day, for giggles, they'll put on a full-court propaganda blitz telling you that ALL THE COOL PEOPLE are peeing in their pants, because, well - it's COOL. And that you should pee in your pants, too.

44 posted on 11/10/2010 8:21:23 PM PST by kiryandil
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To: Fiddlstix
"The rise of conservative liberal women in politics, she said pointedly, is good for all women, “unless you don’t want to pay for your own rape kit are an unborn child ..."

there, fixed it for ya tina

45 posted on 11/10/2010 8:24:20 PM PST by grandpa jones (Obama must be exhausted, having to tote that giant brain of his around all the time.)
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To: ceoinva

I love my wife, but she is a liberal. She thinks Palin is stupid, and Obama is smart. I’ve asked her for evidence of either, but she just gets mad. I REALLY want to know how a guy who needs a teleprompter to address a kindergarten class could EVER be considered “brilliant”.


46 posted on 11/10/2010 8:25:58 PM PST by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: indylindy

It is not that Fey has dwindled it is that Palin has grown. Palin no longer fits the Fey impersonation and therefore it falls on deaf ears...


47 posted on 11/10/2010 8:30:57 PM PST by unseen1
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To: ceoinva
But the impression has stuck.

Sad but true.

A successful Palin/Couric rematch could change many minds. Sarah is now much, much better at being interviewed.

48 posted on 11/10/2010 8:32:19 PM PST by TChad
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To: boop
I love my wife, but she is a liberal. She thinks Palin is stupid, and Obama is smart

Been there. There is little hope for the indoctrinated, be they Democrats or Republicans. One either learns to live with it or move on. I moved on.

49 posted on 11/10/2010 8:36:07 PM PST by neocon1984
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To: yarddog
It was never about being funny, it was always about trying to harm someone using the power of a national audience

Mean tends to get old, and just makes a person look small, like Tina.

50 posted on 11/10/2010 8:39:56 PM PST by Neverforget01 (It Could Have Been Worse Is Not A Defense For Bad Policy)
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