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No offense, Larry David, but this is the best Bernie Sanders impression in the game

Two UCB comics absolutely nailed Trump and Bernie in this faux debate


Anna Silman
October 20, 2015 7:56PM (UTC)

While Larry David’s Bernie Sanders impression on “SNL” was obviously preeeetty pretty good, our favorite bit of election season mimicry so far comes out of New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, in the form of a mock debate between veteran UCB comics James Adomian as Sanders and Anthony Atamanuik as Donald Trump.

Adomian is a gifted impressionist -- he played George W. Bush on Craig Ferguson's "Late Late Show" and Comedy Bang Bang and Rick Perry on Funny or Die -- and we already knew he could absolutely crush a Sanders impression, but this is definitely his magnum opus. Meanwhile, Atamanuik is brilliant as a spray-tanned, trucker-hat wearing Donald Trump who says graphically inappropriate things about his family members’ private parts.

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