Obama’s ‘Between Two Ferns’ video scores Emmy nomination

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How good was that “Between Two Ferns” video starring President Barack Obama and Zach Galifianakis? Good enough to score an emmy nomination Thursday morning.

The video received the nomination in the Outstanding Short-Form Live-Action Entertainment Program category. Other nominees in the category are Children’s Hospital, The Soup and this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show.

The video was wildly popular, but at the same time, many were critical for Obama taking part in such a stunt to promote the health care law, which featured this great exchange:

Have you heard of the Affordable Care Act? President Obama asked. Oh yeah, I heard about that, Galifianakis replied. That’s the thing that doesn’t work. Why would you get the guy who created the Zune to make your website?

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: President Barack Obama from President Barack Obama

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