It’s The Big #McConnelling Game: Join Jon Stewart For Hilarious Yertle Hijinks (Video)

It's The Big #McConnelling Game: Join Jon Stewart For Hilarious Yertle Hijinks (Video)Mitch McConnell’s Senate campaign released a weird new video this week, a wordless two minutes of ol’ Yertle with everyday Kentuckians. But the folks at The Daily Show discovered that the three opening shots — with the old reptile turning his head and smiling like some stygian swamp beast — make for some pretty awesome musical remixes. And so, a hashtag was born: #mcconnelling. And yes, people are already making with the videos.

Here’s Jon Stewart introducing the segment, a goofy remedy to the brilliant but ragey-and-make-you-rant-and-throw-things opening segment of Thursday night’s show:

It’s also a pretty canny little strategy to keep people talking during the next week, which TDS and The Colbert Report will be taking off. Needless to say, we’ll also be watching for fun remixes. We bet it would work pretty well with Muskrat Love…

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