QUIZ: Can you guess the politician by the impersonation?


Al Franken, impersonating former Sen. Paul Tsongas in 1992. Source: C-SPAN

"Saturday Night Live" has always been a default place to find political impersonations. The show has been doing them since the '70s, and is probably already prepping the impressions they'll need to have ready for the next presidential election. However, political impersonations have always been found everywhere in American culture -- some people pick a politician and make being them their job, others unveil impersonations at the dinner table. If you're in politics, making fun of your colleagues is almost a requirement. For celebrities, having a Bill Clinton impression at the ready almost seems a requirement nowadays.

However, the professionals are often better than the people who know these politicians personally. Here, in quiz form, is an appreciation of some of the best and worst political impersonations.

Click here to try it out.

Jaime Fuller reports on national politics for "The Fix" and Post Politics. She worked previously as an associate editor at the American Prospect, a political magazine based in Washington, D.C.

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Jaime Fuller · August 27, 2014