Image Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images; NBCHe may be a lame duck, but at least New York governor David Paterson is keeping his famous sense of humor. The NY Times is reporting that the governor will be appearing on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live season premiere. You’ll recall that Gov. Paterson has been the butt of multiple jokes on SNL, including Fred Armisen’s portrayal of the visually-impaired Paterson as a bumbling Mr. Magoo-style buffoon.
Armisen’s version of Paterson was called outright offensive — not to mention decidedly unfunny — in some quarters. So it’s a nice move of his to venture onto SNL‘s turf to respond. Will the real Paterson and the fake Paterson meet à la Tina Fey and Sarah Palin? And will Paterson show everyone up?