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Sesame Street's "House of Cards" parody is the perfect political primer

"Some people say there's too much pork in this town -- I couldn't agree more"


Colin Gorenstein
February 24, 2015 2:22AM (UTC)

The cards are stacked against Frank Underwolf, so it would seem.

In a timely fashion, Sesame Street released its very own "House of Cards" parody, which introduces us to the smooth-talking, power-hungry Frank Underwolf. As he'll learn, power-climbing in politics isn't as easy as huffing and puffing.

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But no one is going to stand in the way of Underwolf attempting to take over that White Brick House, anyway -- not the Three Little Pigs, not anyone.


Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email cgorenstein@salon.com.

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