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‘Arianna Huffington’ Makes Her Debut on SNL

Michaela Watkins
, one of two recent additions to the cast of SNL made her debut last night on Weekend Update playing Arianna Huffington (who in real life just raised another $15 million for her website). In the skit she advises George W. Bush to stay far away from Barack Obama: “It’s like an arsonist burning down your house and then saying ‘Do you need help moving?’” Also she says the war in Iraq is pornographic: “We went into a foreign place, totally unprotected, there’s a big surge, and we don’t pull out, it’s disgusting.”

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