McCain’s Infomercial Sells Jewelry

Not to be outdone by Obama’s 30-minute ad for himself, the writers at Saturday Night Live had the real McCain and Tina Fey’s Palin take over QVC for a stretch. Between peddling his message, he ran down the clock on bargains in “Fine gold” (geddit?) gold bracelets and “pork” knives. If the polls haven’t changed by Tuesday, he said he would adopt “the Sad Grandpa” persona and appeal to the fairness of the American people. “That’s where I get on TV and go, ‘C’mon, Obama is going to have plenty of chances to be president,’” he said. “It’s my turn! Vote for me!”