Moderator Jim Lehrer speaks to the audience at the start of the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Denver October 3, 2012. (Photo : Reuters)
The folks that brought you "The Hunger Games-A Bad Lip Reading" and "Edward and Bella-A Bad Lip Reading of Twilight" have a new video for those that are more politically inclined. Their latest video, "Eye of The Sparrow," is the first "Bad Lip Reading" of the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
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Close to four minutes long, the "bad lip reading" replaces the audio from the Denver debate with dialogue that closely mimics the candidates and moderator's mouthing. The end result is a highly entertaining and confusing conversation that includes some singing by moderator Jim Lehrer and Romney.
The video, which was published on October 9, has garnered over 3 million views and more than 34,000 likes. "Eye Of The Sparrow" has also gained over 6000 comments, most of which praise the video's creator for the laughs.
"These videos never fail to crack me up, and the work this guy puts into it. he actually listens to our ideas!" writes Imagummybearpop.
"Judging by the demand and the end of the video, there will indeed be a full version of Eye of the Sparrow," writes joncmaxwell. "I suggest an award nomination."
As of Monday, "Eye Of The Sparrow" reached the No. 3 spot on YouTube's most popular videos with 3,258,438 views.
WATCH "EYE OF THE SPARROW"-A BAD LIP READING OF THE FIRST 2012 PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE