Picks and Pans Review: SNL's Presidential Race

updated 04/14/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 04/14/2008 AT 01:00 AM EDT

Saturday Night Live takes on the candidates. Whose impersonation gets Tom Gliatto's vote?

BARACK OBAMA FRED ARMISEN His performance captures some of the cadence, but that puzzled squint is wrong.

HILLARY CLINTON AMY POEHLER Every word has the acid tone of someone having to make nice while seething—very clever.


JOHN McCAIN DARRELL HAMMOND The voice—chipper as an old Boy Scout earning one last badge—is perfecto.

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