Comedian Kristy Webb decided she wanted to spend a day in the shoes of Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin. The Daily News reports on the impersonator who was greeted, ogled and willing to be interviewed.

Daily News gossip columnist Jo Piazza trailed the surrogate candidate:

“When comedian Kristy Webb took to the streets of New York dressed as Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the experience was nothing less than ‘surreal.’

She was ogled by politically starstruck New Yorkers, stumped on policy questions by angry NYU students and asked how she, as the possible second-in-command of our country, could help to improve ordinary American lives, by ordinary Americans.”

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Peter Fray

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