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  1. Avatar greginak says:

    Can’t blame Mom, the brothers would always get in knock down drag out fights when they played C Span as kids. She was on the job.Report

  2. Avatar j r says:

    Any chance this was an actual spontaneous event and not something that was staged in advance and crafted to go viral?

    Dollars to donuts the answer is no.Report

    • Avatar Kolohe says:

      I believe the host in that he himself didn’t set it up. I believe the Woodhouse boys notified their mom (and their friends and professional colleagues) “hey we’re going to be on C-Span”

      I believe Mom decided to watch her sons on the TV, and, while watching, decided to call the number on the screen. I believe the call screener instantly realized what he or she had, and jumped Mrs. Woodhouse to the top of the queue.Report

    • Avatar Mo says:

      If it was any network but CSPAN, I’d say it was a fake. CSPAN is not known for trying to a) drum up ratings or b) create viral internet videos*. I’d call it legit

      * Aside from the genre of videos showing people who call in to CSPAN shows to swear a bunch before getting cut offReport

  3. Avatar Michael Drew says:

    I almost never Facebook things and I Facebooked the hell out of that. Hilarious.Report

  4. Avatar Burt Likko says:

    That segment is so chock full of win that there just isn’t any point trying to top it.Report