The White House Correspondents Dinner featured this spoof from the White House:
What was particularly neat about the production was the short “For Hub” note at the end. Hub Schlafly died April 20th. He made people seem more spontaneous and clever than they really were. He invented theTelePrompTer.
How does this video rank on the list of White House (intentional) spoofs? Second, to Bill Clinton’s “Final Days” video. Oh, and there are are only two spoofs to choose from, as near as we can tell.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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