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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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Bill Maher

Screenshot from 'Real Time with Bill Maher' Youtube.

Bill Maher, host of Real Time on HBO, loves to say "farewell, douchebags" at the end of an election cycle.It's his traditional way of seeing off all the losing lunatics (otherwise generally known as Republicans). But the far right is producing these nut-jobs faster than ever.

So even as we're enjoying the exit of Rudy Giuliani, Mike Pence, and the orange man who shall not be named, there's a whole new crop of "douchebags" swarming over the capital -- and Maher feels he must introduce them to us, with appropriate burns.

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