The Huffington Post has leapt on Sarah Palin’s appearance on Saturday Night Live as “proving once again” that John McCain was unwise to have her on the ticket and even more unwise not to veto her appearance on SNL. 

“But consider what people tuning in experienced, especially her conservative base fans and any of the young people they hoped to attract to their failed campaign. SNL has long been Saturday Night Dead and without Tina Fey there was nothing worth seeing. Josh Brolin hosted, reporting thay playing W taught him that neither W, nor he should ever be president.

“Then in sketches and Weekend Update viewers were reminded of the economic difficulty the country finds itself in and by now we know that the economy has done nothing but hurt John McCain. Thus, over and over, viewers were reminded of McCain’s biggest problem, besides Sarah Palin.”

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