AWKWARD VIDEO: Democratic and Republican leaders link arms and sing 'We Shall Overcome'

GMC crew shows them how it's done

It was intended to honor the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 , which ended legal discrimination based on race, religion, sex or ethnicity, but the awkward hand-holding musical moment has resulted in mockery around the web.
 
In an act that only seems to illustrate why Republicans and Democrats aren't working together more often, lawmakers joined arms to sing  a round of "We Shall Overcome."
 
But the swaying chain of public figures, with Cleveland's Marcia Fudge on one end and Ohio's John Boehner on the other, seemed visibly uncomfortable the entire time. 
 
Civil Rights leader turned Rep. John Lewis linked with Sen. Carl Levin, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for what some have called "the most awkward thing to ever happen in Washington."
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