Global destruction breaks out as Sarah Palin is elected president in 2012, in a new mashup presented on Saturday Night Live.
News coverage purportedly revealing a Sarah Palin presidential victory and cataclysmic scenes from the new Roland Emmerich film draw familiar fake tears from new Vice President Glenn Beck on Fox News.
"All the signs were there, we were warned this day would come," the titles state as water levels rise to a bursting point.
Brian Williams looks into the NBC News cameras. "The nation has a new president," he says. A massive shroud of birds covers the screen.
"People are scared," Hillary Clinton tells an interviewer.
A fireball hits a fleeing RV covered in Obama signs.
Palin is seen on a small television. "Thanks but no thanks on the bridge to nowhere," she says. A bridge full of cars crumbles to the ground.
Will this apocalyptic vision of the future come true one day?
This video is from MSNBC's Countdown, broadcast Nov. 23, 2009.