Political sendups have been a staple of American pop culture, and there’s been plenty of material for comedians to sink their teeth into in this crazy election season.
On the eve of Election Day, AirTalk zooms in on a specific facet of this tradition to look at politician impressions, from Dana Carvey’s George Bush, to Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin, to Anthony Atamanuik’s Donald Trump.
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Kliph Nesteroff, author of “The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy” (Grove Press, 2015). He is a former standup comedian and tweets @ClassicShowbiz