Bernie Sanders Chevy Chase Politico Illustration

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This Bernie Sanders graphic is making everyone think Chevy Chase won New Hampshire

A lot of people think the resemblance is striking.

Feb 12, 2020, 9:03 am*

Internet Culture

Andrew Wyrich 

Andrew Wyrich

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday night, and a news outlet used an illustration of the Vermont lawmaker to mark the win in a tweet.

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The only issue? Everyone on Twitter thinks Politico’s illustration of the New Hampshire primary winner looks a lot like National Lampoon and Saturday Night Live actor Chevy Chase.

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There is a fairly strong resemblance to the actor, and a lot of people began pointing it out on Twitter—with some even going so far as to congratulate Chase on his “win” in the nation’s first primary.

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Sanders is often portrayed by actor Larry David on Saturday Night Live, but perhaps the newfound resemblance could lead to Chase coming back on the show?

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Sanders won New Hampshire with 25.9 percent of the vote. He edged out Pete Buttigieg who had 24.4 percent and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) who finished third with 19.8 percent of the vote, according to CNN.

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*First Published: Feb 12, 2020, 9:00 am