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Chris Young finished third in last week’s Democratic primary for mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, winning only 5 percent of the vote. But while he won’t be mayor, Young still holds another title: The most painfully awkward interviewee in the history of politics.

While running for the same office in 2010, Young visited a local news show to introduce himself to the voters. Things got weird, fast. Click above to see Young’s painfully awkward interview – then share this video!

Video via The Washington Post/YouTube.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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