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U.S. Senator Makes Truly Bizarre Appearance on Satirical Alaskan News Show

President Obama‘s recent appearance on Between Two Ferns might have started off a wave of politicians sitting down for truly unexpected interviews, because last week Alaska Senator Mark Begich, up for re-election this year, made an appearance on the spoof show Alaska Robotics News. Yes, that is the name of the show, and it should give you some idea of how the interview went down.

Begich wasn’t even supposed to be himself, technically speaking, he was supposed to be one of the show’s players made up to look like the senator. The host actually introduces him with the line, “With us today from the oppressive capital of our nation, Washington D.C., we have Senator Mark Begich.”

Begich plays along as best he can, mostly focusing on his opposition to overly-broad NSA surveillance and “psychically powered pre-cog units.”

Watch the appearance below, via Alaska Robotics News:

[h/t NRO]

[photo via screengrab]

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