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Saturday Night Live on Undecided Voters: Funny, Right, and Wrong

by Chad Peace, published

A skit produced by Saturday Night Live on undecided voters was satirically "paid for by low information voters of America."  The video is funny and right because, as a whole, Americans are relatively uninformed about political issues; its always fun to poke fun. But the commercial makes fun of voters by asking questions that make them out to be just plain stupid, not just uninformed.

I don't think undecided uninformed because they are stupid. My two cents: the political dialogue is so disconnected and unrepresentative of  regular Americans, that people who have mouths to feed, laundry to fold, and football to watch just don't care to pay attention to the name-calling and meaningless rhetoric.

Now here's the funny commercial:

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