Comment of the Day: The Birth of the O'Keeferoll

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When conservative prankster-advocate James O'Keefe turned up in a slinky, funky music video, it was sort of hard to believe what we were seeing. It's also hard to believe nobody spotted the similarity to Rick Astley--O'Keefe is sporting some moves that would make proud the man behind "Never Gonna Give You Up." Fortunately, commenter Mangrove_Throatwarbler has connected the dots, potentially opening up whole new branches of Internet-meme scholarship.

If he'd do a frame-for-frame, note-for-note rendition of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" dedicated to Andrew Breitbart, I'd probably be inclined to throw some money his way just for the hell of it.

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