As many of you know by now, Tina Fey recently accepted the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The award ceremony was broadcast on PBS almost, but not quite, in its entirety. You see, PBS edited out of the telecast one of Fey's riffs on the Alaskan reality-television star Sarah Palin.
Here's the joke you didn't hear:
And, you know, politics aside, the success of Sarah Palin and women like her is good for all women — except, of course, those who will end up, you know, like, paying for their own rape kit 'n' stuff … But for everybody else, it's a win-win. Unless you're a gay woman who wants to marry your partner of 20 years — whatever. But for most women, the success of conservative women is good for all of us. Unless you believe in evolution. You know — actually, I take it back. The whole thing's a disaster.