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The Associated Press reports that Tina Fey was awarded with the most prestigious comedy award in the U.S., and who did she thank? Sarah Palin.
Fey was presented with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center, and she thanked Palin for her success, referencing her Emmy Award-winning impression of the former Alaskan governor on SNL.
She called her comedic style "so typically Austrian," and joked the Kennedy Center would be turned into “the tea party bowling alley and rifle range."
Fey was presented with the honor by Alec Baldwin, dressed as Mark Twain, who joked, “Tina, well that's a funny name for a man," adding he was shocked the award went to a woman because "their brains aren't shaped right."
Betty White, 88, gushed on the red carpet of the honoree’s “intelligence and her sense of comedy," and quipped, “Too bad she's not good looking.”