Hey, this is now a part of history, but I just gotta have it on my blog! This famous response of Miss Teen South Carolina on Miss Teen USA 2007 was watched by over 30 million users (!) on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww.
You don’t have to click on that link unless you want to contribute to the count, since below is an even funnier one: Jimmy Kimmel explaining in his show what it is she really said:
Apparently teens like that can strike it big in life, if you listen to what the republican vice-presidential nominee governor Sarah Palin had to say on the topic of $700 billion dollar banking sector bailout. The hilarious development of this story is that Palin was mocked by Tina Fey using the exact same words she was using! Seems like with these people, you can just repeat what they say and it’ll sound funny. Here’s the CNN clip featuring both the parody and the original:
Just for the record, here’s what governor Palin said:
“Ultimately what the bailout does is help those who are concerned about the healthcare reform that is needed to help shore up our economy um… helping th… uh… it’s gonna be about job creation, too.”
Coincedentally, governor Palin was a Miss Alaska 1984 contender, but finished only third. What a shame.
The United States presidential election starts in less than 30 minutes.