Garance Franke-Ruta, the Washington editor for Yahoo! News, noticed a striking similarity between the dress Sarah Palin wore at tonight’s 40th anniversary celebration for “Saturday Night Live” and the one worn by daughter Bristol at the 2011 White House Correspondents Association Dinner.

You be the judge…

Sarah Palin tonight:

And Bristol in 2011:

Exit question: Would a male politician ever get asked this question?

Update: What say you readers — did you love or hate Sarah Palin’s dress? Tweeters weigh in, with, as you’d imagine, lots of hate directed at the former governor from Alaska:

But not everything was hateful:

And even if Sarah did borrow the dress from Bristol…


Update: Additional tweets have been added to this post.



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