Team Maverick?

(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)

Tina Fey as Sarah Palin: “John McCain and I, we’re a couple of mavericks, and gosh darn it, we’re gonna take that maverick energy right to Washington and we are gonna use it to fix this financial crisis and everything else that is plaugin’ this great country of ours.

Queen Latifah as Gwen Ifill: How will being a maverick solve the financial crisis? What will you do?

Tina Fey as Sarah Palin: You know, we’re gonna take every aspect of this crisis, and look at it, and ask ‘What would a maverick do with this situation?’ and then, you know, do that.”

Mike, pally, careful with the maverick talk! You’ve got to at least give us all some space from the election so that just hearing the word doesn’t sound like fingernails scratching a chalkboard.

2 Responses to Team Maverick?

  1. I thought it was great. We had to do another round in the drinking game.

  2. Brian says:

    It’s going to take a generation, at least, before the word “maverick” can again be used in a serious way. It’s not like anyone can say “lockbox” today without eliciting chuckles, and it’s been eight years.

    Thank you Tina Fey.

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