William Shatner Gets All Groovy With A Colorful Sarah Palin Speech : Monkey See William Shatner put his unique skills of interpretation to work on last night's Tonight Show.
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William Shatner Gets All Groovy With A Colorful Sarah Palin Speech

On last night's Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien, William Shatner showed up to provide an interpretation of the opening of Sarah Palin's farewell speech, which (intentionally, I think) embraced a lot of Alaska-specific imagery that, if you're not from Alaska, sounded rather mystical. You could certainly give the same treatment to many — if not most — speeches delivered in grand settings, but here, the collision of the natural wonder of Alaska and William Shatner and bongos does make for an effective moment of poetry.