SNL Called Sexist For Mocking Sexism
You can’t even satirize Governor Sarah Palin without being called “sexist”, even if part of what you’re satirizing is sexism, itself. McCain surrogate Carly Fiorina referred to Tina Fey’s “Saturday Night Live” take on Palin as “totally superficial”, “disrespectful in the extreme” and “sexist”. Does that mean Amy Poehler was guilty of sexism, too, for her portrayal of Hillary Clinton? After all, this routine also refers to the way Hillary was branded by her detractors, the ones who had no problem with sexism when it was tossed in Senator Clinton’s direction.
But Sarah Palin, herself, thought it was funny, reports Think Progress.
Here is the bit from SNL:
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