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Yes, Bernie Sanders And Chuck Schumer Do Look Like Muppets — The Crabby Ones

Did you know that Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer bear more than a passing resemblance to the Muppets characters Statler and Waldorf?

Now you do.

Business Insider politics reporter Joe Perticone noticed the similarities in a recent tweet, prompting a cascade of replies along the lines of, “How did we not see this before?”

Sanders and Schumer are Democratic politicians. Statler and Waldorf are the Muppets characters best known for heckling other Muppets from their balcony seats. Sanders and Schumer are Jewish. Statler and Waldorf are not, or are they?

Ari Feldman is a staff writer at the Forward. Contact him at feldman@forward.com or follow him on Twitter @aefeldman

This story "Bernie Sanders And Chuck Schumer Look Like Muppets" was written by Ari Feldman.

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