Lindsey Graham: Man Without A Handle

This conversation between our own Griffin Hammond and Senator Lindsey Graham never actually took place. But if it had, who would have broken first?

How to Use Email: A Tutorial for Lindsey Graham

Griffin Hammond: Hi, you’ve reached congressional tech support. How can I help you today?

Lindsey Graham: I don’t e-mail.

Hammond: You don’t e-mail? What do you mean?

Graham: I’ve never sent one.

Hammond: OK, well, we can help set that up for you. Have you thought about a username? I’m accessing your screen...

Graham: Here’s what I worry most about—

Hammond: Whoa, hold on, there’s nothing to worry about. We’re going to do this together. Go ahead and type in what you want your e-mail address to be.

[Screen text appears]

Hammond: Does this mean you’re a presidential candidate?

Graham: I don’t know what that makes me.

Hammond: Everyone else just uses their name. Don’t you think that would be the most appropriate?

Graham: No, I don’t agree with that at all.

Hammond: Let’s try sending an e-mail. It’s really easy. Type in the name of who you want to send it to. Let's say, like, Hillary Clinton?

Graham:  Did they have a private e-mail account?

Hammond: Oh, right, as a senator, especially with the sensitive stuff you’re going to e-mail, you’d never want to use a personal account. I’ll just put in my e-mail address. Now hit “send.”

Graham: I don’t e-mail.

Hammond: Well you’re going to have to try. Everyone uses e-mail!

Graham: I’ve never sent one.

Hammond: It’s 2015! It’s the only way to effectively communicate with people in real time! Granted, “BCC” and “reply all” are confusing. You don't want to get into that. But you got to do this!

Graham: No, I don’t agree with that at all.

Hammond: Just click “send”!

Graham: No.

Hammond: GAH!!!

Thanks to Meet the Press for the interview that inspired this video.

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