The Saturday Night Live writers could have saved themselves some time and just had Tina Fey recite Sarah Palin's actual speech endorsing Donald Trump.
star returned to SNLonce again
to spoof the former governor of Alaska, this time recreating Palin's instantly infamous "right wingin', bitter clingin'" rally call. Truth is, the funniest parts of the sketch are the bits that are taken word-for-word from the real speech
"They stomp on our necks, and say, 'What’s the big deal, take a chill pill, Jill.' But we're mad, we've been had, and we're not so glad, quoth the Lorax," Fey as Palin manically rhymes.
The comedian, playing opposite Darrell Hammond's Trump, even touches on Track Palin's recent arrest
for alleged domestic violence, quipping, "We've seen our own children targeted by the police for no reason other than they committed some crimes."
And it all lead up to this iconic moment:
Other standout sketches from the evening include host Ronda Rousey playing a nerdy high schooler who gets revenge on the bullies who tried to prank her:
And The Bachelor spoof, "Bland Man," where Rousey, musical guest Selena Gomez, and the other "long-haired women" competed for the affection of "blue-eyed, brown-haired, gray-shirted" Dan:
Plus, the 28-year-old fighter proved she's a good sport during her opening monologue, sincerely congratulating Holly Holm on winning UFC 193
back in November.
If you haven’t seen Palin's actual endorsement of Trump, watch the video below to see just how much Fey nails it.