Shatner Covers Palin's Farewell Poem ... Er, Speech

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 28, 2009 12:24 PM CDT

(Newser) – Sarah Palin’s farewell speech may have sounded like random meandering gibberish, but it was actually random meandering performance poetry, Conan O’Brien explained last night on NBC's Tonight Show. To celebrate her obvious gifts, he enlisted William Shatner for a Beat-style reading—and yes, it's as amazing as you suspect. See the video at left.