The Power of the TV Machine

At first, I discounted this possibility, thinking that many of the older women who came out in droves to vote for Hillary this week would have been sound asleep when Saturday Night Live aired.  Then, I woke up and realized that the clips were played all day Sunday on the cable networks, aired on the network newscasts Monday, and circulated virally by email.

Thus, this is beginning to sound a bit more likely to me:

Did SNL Save Clinton’s Campaign?

Joe Klein suggests the Saturday Night Live skits showing Sen. Barack Obama pampered at the expense of Sen. Hillary Clinton were a tipping point before this week’s primaries. “SNL had tapped into the slow boil that many of Clinton’s female supporters had experienced during […]


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