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These days, it’s not clear if “
Saturday Night Live” is art imitating life, or life imitating art. Whatever, one thing’s for sure: The show is getting way too good at political impressions.
For proof, watch past and present American politicians as they literally morph into their “SNL” characters in graphics created by
From Tina Fey’s
uncanny Sarah Palin, Melissa McCarthy’s spot-on Sean Spicer, and Kate McKinnon as literally anyone, we can understand how international newspapers can confuse real-life politicians with their “SNL” actors.
It’s almost like they’re the same people.
Below, watch the lines blur between the White House and
Studio 8H. Press Secretary Sean Spicer To Melissa McCarthy President Donald Trump To Alec Baldwin Presidential Counselor Kellyanne Conway To Kate McKinnon Attorney General Jeff Sessions To Kate McKinnon Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton To Kate McKinnon Tina Fey To Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin President Barack Obama To Jay Pharoah GOP Nominee Mitt Romney To Jason Sudeikis Vice President Al Gore To Darrell Hammond President Bill Clinton To Darrell Hammond Vice President Dick Cheney To Darrel Hammond President George W. Bush To Will Ferrell
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