‘Live from NY’: Obama Takes Jab at Clinton

Nov 4, 2007 6:17am

ABC News’ Sunlen Miller Reports: In an unannounced appearance on "Saturday Night Live," Barack Obama hit the pop culture airwaves again, taking a veiled jab at his Democratic primary opponent, Hillary Clinton.

The cold open skit depicted a post debate Halloween party, with SNL’s Amy Poehler playing Sen. Hillary Clinton D-Ill., dressed up as a bride.

A man in a Barack Obama mask came out, and when prompted, took off his mask, revealing himself to be the real Senator Barack Obama.

"Well you know Hillary I have nothing to hide," Obama, D-Ill., said, "I enjoy being myself. I’m not going to change who I am just because it’s Halloween."

The comment from Obama – on the popular late night show – comes the same week he told the New York Times that Clinton had not been truthful with voters as to what she would do as president, and accused Clinton of flip-flopping at the democratic debate.

Obama’s SNL performance caps off a week of slightly abnormal media appearance for any presidential candidate. On Monday he showed off his dance moves on the set of the talk show "Ellen."

Clinton had been invited to appear on SNL sometime this season (perhaps to host) but had sent her regrets that she wouldn’t be able to do it.

ABC News’ Kate Snow contributed reporting.

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