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Allen West Sings Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers’ ‘Runnin’ Down A Dream’

The video may have been taken back on June 25th during a rally in Newman, GA, but this clip featuring Florida’s Rep. Allen West performing a stirring rendition of the Tom Petty classic “Runnin’ Down a Dream” is creating buzz early this morning thanks, in part, to a mention on Fox & Friends.

We’ve got to say — he’s pretty good! Most of our karaoke sessions end in tears and maybe the tiniest bit of vomit, but West manages to do a great job.

And, if you’re so inclined, Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren even has a “Who Sang it Better?” poll on her blog.

Check him out (the fact that the video starts out sideways only adds to the experience):

h/t g1gemags on YouTube

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