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Carly Fiorina Squeals: SNL Is Sexist! Superficial! Disrespectful!

Oh, The Humanity! tweets Dave Winer. via thinkprogress. via CBS News etc.

Carly Fiorina (you know, the woman who ran Hewlett-Packard into the ground and now serves as a top McCain economic advisor) took to the airwaves on MSNBC this afternoon to parrot the McCain "sexism" script and squeal about Saturday Night Live’s mistreatment of Sarah Palin.

Fiorina characterized Tina Fey’s portrayal of Sarah Palin on SNL as “sexist.”

“I think she looked a bit like her — I think of course the portrait was very dismissive of the substance of Sarah Palin/” Fiorina said.  She also called it “superficial,” and  “disrespectful."

Clearly, Carly needs to get out more if she takes offense at SNL skits.

Sarah Palin, however, had a good laugh and once dressed as Tina Fey for Halloween, according to CBS News.  So props to Sarah Palin for having a sense of humor. 

The McCain game plan: inoculate Palin from substantive criticism of her record (or lack of) by painting the media and Obama, at every opportunity, as abusive, sexist and mean. 

The problem at this point: the McCain camp is increasingly looking like a bunch of whiners with a persecution complex.  They’re making Palin look like a woman who can’t take it like a man.  And that’s a disservice to Palin.  Because whatever you think of Palin, she’s a pretty tough gal.

For your daily viewing enjoyment:  the SNL skit featuring Tina Fey as Sarah Palin, and Fiorina’s whining.