Bill Clinton 'Singing' 'Blurred Lines' Is What This World Needed

Today in viral videos: Bill Clinton sings the song of summer, everything that's wrong with X-Men, and a parakeet with great expectations. 

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We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cellphone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why, every day, The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:

Not to be outdone by Barack Obama's sing-speak rendition of "Call Me Maybe", we now have Bill Clinton "singing" Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines." In case you were wondering, yes, it makes us feel funny:

Now that Comic-Con has ended, it's probably as good a time as any to post this video, which will completely demolish anyone who thinks the first X-Men film was good:

And here is a parrot trying to live up to the expectation of everyone thinking he's going to say that Monty Python line:

And in keeping with the whole expectations theme, here is the "thug" explainer of Great Expectations. (This would have helped when we were in high school; seriously, it would have.)

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