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Alec Baldwin’s Trump, Tina Fey’s Palin and your favorite politician impressions of all time




Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump and Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton keep in character during SNL's cold open sketch that parodied Monday's presidential debate.
Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump and Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton keep in character during SNL's cold open sketch that parodied Monday's presidential debate.
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Political sendups have been a staple of American pop culture, and there’s been plenty of material for comedians to sink their teeth into in this crazy election season.

On the eve of Election Day, AirTalk zooms in on a specific facet of this tradition to look at politician impressions, from Dana Carvey’s George Bush, to Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin, to Anthony Atamanuik’s Donald Trump.

Call 866-893-5722 and let us know your favorite political impersonators.

 

Guest:

Kliph Nesteroff, author of “The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy” (Grove Press, 2015). He is a former standup comedian and tweets @ClassicShowbiz