The only “press conference” Gov. Sarah Palin has conducted to date as the vice presidential nominee took place on “Saturday Night Live?” And it went (after the real Palin took over for Tina Fey’s Palin, who actually fielded a few questions):

PALIN: No, I’m not going to take any of your questions, but I do want to take this opportunity to say, ‘Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night.’

That’s funny? (Really?)

UPDATE: A professor of pop culture (Bob Thompson of Syracuse University) has an assignment for Gov. Palin:

I think the work [Palin] needs to do is not the kind on a comedy show. It would be great if she could go on a snobby serious discussion show and blow everybody away…

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.