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Martin Short Debuts Romney Campaign Song on "Letterman"

The prolific funnyman belted out a tribute to the GOP candidate.

By Daniel Arkin
|  Friday, Mar 16, 2012  |  Updated 5:33 AM CDT
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Martin Short Debuts Romney Campaign Song on "Letterman"

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Martin Short at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Australia last year.

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On Wednesday's edition of "Late Show with David Letterman," Martin Short took center-stage to pay musical tribute to Mitt Romney.

The "SCTV" and "SNL" funnyman poked fun at some of the GOP candidate's recent campaign gaffes with "It's Raining Mitt," a parody song modeled on "It's Raining Men."

Before Short exercised his vocal chords, he told Letterman that the musical number was also intended as a tribute to the legendary talk-show host on the thirtieth anniversary of his popular CBS show.

Watch the full video clip below.

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