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Onion News Network Pokes Fun at Sarah Palin's Potential Candidacy

By: Jordan M - Published: • References: theinternettoday.net & theonion
The Onion News Network’s recent spoof of Sarah Palin’s potential candidacy for president of the United States is a hilarious example of satire done correctly.

The video, like much of The Onion’s material, features fantastic production values and captures the archetype of American news-network television with uncanny accuracy. The video itself revolves around a fake poll of the public sentiment towards Sarah Palin’s potential candidacy. The phony results suggest that little more than morbid curiosity might drive many to vote for her. Stats for Fake Presidential Polls Trending: Older & Chilly
Traction: 1,454 clicks in 199 w
Interest: > 3 minutes
Concept: Sarah Palin's Potential Candidacy
Related: 65 examples / 50 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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