Comedians weigh in on the 2008 election

Many comedians are using their offstage time to sound off on the 2008 presidential election, now less than two weeks away. The Huffington Post, in particular, appears to be a platform for several comedians…

Larry David doesn’t know if he can handle watching the election returns come in on Nov. 4: "I believe I have big jinx potential and may have actually cost the Dems
the last two elections. I know I’ve jinxed sporting events. When my
teams are losing and I want them to make a comeback, all I have to do
is leave the room. Works every time. So if I do watch, I’ll do it
alone. I can’t subject other people to me in my current condition. I
just don’t like what I’ve turned into — and frankly I wasn’t that
crazy about me even before the turn.

Michael Showalter wonders why "Sarah Palin’s favorite word is "Ahmadinejad"."

Paula Poundstone asks: Is Anybody Listening to Bush?

Will Durst has something to say about all of this Joe the Plumber business that came out of the final debate.

Lee Camp is mocking the McCain-Palin ticket on a daily basis on 23/6, as well.

Max Silvestri and Andy Blitz each have access to new McCain Robocalls.

And on his own blog, Michael Ian Black realizes he must not be a real American, by Sarah Palin’s definition.

Sean L. McCarthy

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