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Joe Scarborough Made A Music Video About Gary Johnson And It's, Well...Just Watch It

"Holy hell-oooooo"

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In case you needed further proof that you can, in fact, beat a dead horse, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough made a music video about Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president who essentially ended his political career on Scarborough's morning show.

In September Morning Joe journalist Mike Barnicle asked Johnson what he would do about the besieged city of Aleppo, in Syria. Johnson's response? "And what is Aleppo?"

.@mikebarnicle: What would you do, if you were elected, about Aleppo? @GovGaryJohnson: And what is Aleppo? https://t.co/ZbqO5RAEsk

(Later that month Johnson had another "Aleppo moment" on MSNBC when he couldn't name a single world leader, which led Scarborough to ask, "Does he not watch TV? You can smoke pot and listen to the radio at the same time!”)

And now Scarborough — who plays in a band on the side — took this to its logical conclusion and wrote a song about Johnson:

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Tom Namako is the deputy news director for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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