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Hillary Clinton’s best campaign video stars Zach Galifianakis

Her “Between Two Ferns” appearance is excellent.

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Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

Viral videos aren’t always a good thing for Hillary Clinton. This one is: Clinton appeared on Funny or Die’s “Between Two Ferns” with Zach Galifianakis, and she’s great.

The trick with this one — which not every guest figures out — is to keep your composure while letting Galifianakis make an ass of himself. It’s almost as though Clinton has experience with this sort of thing.

Clinton isn’t the first politician to kill it on the deadpan show. President Barack Obama was amazing on this one in 2014.

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