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October 25, 2014

Dirty Harry Disses the Candidates

“Saturday Night Live” latched onto Clint Eastwood’s buzzy Super Bowl ad, granting the former mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea and Tinsel Town auteur carte blanche to let his true feelings totally hang out.

He needles pols across the ideological spectrum in the initial offing. But former Senator and GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum’s panache for arm-bearing accessories earns him an extra-special shout-out:


The second spot doubles down on the gridiron metaphors, questioning ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich’s ability to even get into the proverbial driver’s seat:


His saturation bombing of potential heads of state complete, we all take it on the chin in Clint’s farewell address:


Now, if you’ll excuse us, we’re going to point our convertible Sebring toward the nearest Little Caesars so we can score enough pies to sustain us while we camp out until the Dark Knight Rises premiere.

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