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Mitt Romney is the most secretive Republican candidate since Richard Nixon. And he’s quickly becoming the most easily-mocked political figure since Bob Dole.

RomneyGirl mimics the 1997  “Barbie Girl” hit to call out Mitt’s penchant for Swiss bank accounts, avoiding taxes, and hiding money. It’s a parody with a purpose: The blonde RomneyGirl, garbed in Swiss folk attire,  wants Mitt to do what more and more Americans believe he’ll never do: release his tax returns.

This video’s faux-Mitt is a bit young and lacks the “Just for Men” gray frosting that makes the true Mitt’s hair perfect.  But his voice is just as comically off-key as it is in Mitt’s most famous singing performance.

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#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Takes 'A Closer Look' Into Trump's Chaotic Final Days

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Vice President Mike Pence, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Those are just a few of the obsequious enablers of President Trump now berated by him for failing to sufficiently back his attempted coup. The certification of Joe Biden's victory, followed by the MAGA attack on the Capitol, the ban by social media, and then the ultimate disgrace of a second impeachment have all left Trump lonely and increasingly furious during his final days in office.

Seth Meyers dives deep into all of that and more in the latest installment of A Closer Look. As always, Seth drolly depicts the most depressing and even frightening aspects of contemporary politics. He does the jokes and the facts. You'll laugh!

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