Weird Al Sums Up Debate as Only He Can

There’s perhaps no one better to sum up the first presidential debate of 2020 than Weird Al Yankovic. And that’s what he does to hilarious effect in a new video for the New York Times appropriately titled “America Is Doomed.” It features the catchy refrain, “Who’s it gonna be? / In the West Wing? / We’re living in the apocalypse / I’m begging you to put a stop to this, pretty please.” As Al, standing in for the moderator, covers topics ranging from the coronavirus pandemic to the Supreme Court vacancy, auto-tuned President Trump and Joe Biden weigh in with their comments from the night. Billboard calls it “the only good thing that seems to have come out of [the] chaotic presidential debate.”

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