Hillary Clinton Appears on “Between Two Ferns” for a Hilariously Awkward Interview

“I really regret doing this.”


Hillary Clinton appeared on Zach Galifianakis’ reliably awkward “Between Two Ferns” video series, where the Democratic presidential candidate was asked about everything from Donald Trump to the historical significance of becoming the first “girl president.” The satirical bit is filled with inappropriate questions, and Clinton emerges from the whole thing pretty relaxed and funny!

“When you see how well it works for Donald Trump, do you ever think to yourself, ‘Oh maybe I should be more racist?'” Galifianakis asked at one point.

It all comes to an abrupt end, when the comedian popped the best question: What might be the best way to reach Clinton. “Email?”

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