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William Shatner Performs Sarah Palin’s Farewell Speech

Palin’s final speech was a thing of poetic beauty…And who does poetry better than Shatner?

See? This is why we love Shatner.

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6 Comments on William Shatner Performs Sarah Palin’s Farewell Speech

  1. Ridiculous, here’s the real speech.

  2. resqspc bob // July 28, 2009 at 1:47 pm //

    This is truly a classic…no better satire than reality!

  3. Bob Friedman // July 28, 2009 at 1:48 pm //

    Beam me up Jimmy Doohan

  4. Being myself a traditional Western American libertarian-populist, I personally quite a bit to agree with in what Palin actually says (as contrasted with the Tina Fey-caricature “I can see Russia from my house!” mythology that many people have unthinkingly bought into) but she really does use some cringe-worthy phraseology sometimes.

    She needs a better speechwriter.  Or, a speechwriter.

  5. sundari // July 28, 2009 at 3:32 pm //


    And actually, L, the speech you reference above is NOT the speech that Shatner was reciting. He was reciting the actual farewell speech, not the initial announcement.

    Here’s the speech:

    Part 1: 

    Part 2: 


  6. I am completely in love with this.

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