Hillary Clinton Went on 'Between Two Ferns' So Young People Will Like Her

The Democratic nominee might not come off as effortlessly comedic as our current commander-in-chief, but this performance at least comes out ahead of her 'Forrest Gump' spoof.

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Sep 22 2016, 3:50pm

On Thursday, Hillary Clinton made a plea to the alt-comedy kids by going on Zach Galifianakis's Between Two Ferns and stiffly worked her way through some jokes.

The long-running Funny or Die talk show hosted by Galifianakis has already had a slew of all-star guests from Brad Pitt to President Obama in its short 20-episode lifespan. Somehow Galifianakis managed to get Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to sit between the two plants with him this week, just a few days before the first presidential debate.

On the episode, the two joke about Michelle Obama writing Melania Trump's wedding vows, the double standard about Clinton's clothing, and how there's a generation of kids who are getting ready to have their first white president. Clinton might not come off as effortlessly comedic as our current commander-in-chief or even Jeb Bush, but this performance at least comes out ahead of her Broad City episode or the Forrest Gump spoof.

The video ends with Galifianakis saying, "This has been a lot of fun, Mrs. Clinton. We should stay in touch. What's the best way to reach you? Email?" The two lock eyes for an awkward beat until Galifianakis slaps a red butting that exclaims, "You've got mail!"

Watch the full episode above via Funny or Die and try to forget that we still have an excruciating month and a half before Election Day.

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