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Watch the White House Press Secretary introduce Guided By Voices at gig

26 May 2014, 11:21 | Written by Luke Morgan Britton

Known as “Obama’s mouthpiece” to the press, the White House press secretary Jay Carney offered up some free PR work for Guided By Voices at a recent show in Washington DC over the weekend.

​A self-proclaimed super-fan of the long-running Ohio outfit, Carney introduced Robert Pollard and co on stage, proceeding to watch the show from side-stage with his son. Fun fact: Carney once mistakenly called Senator Mitch McConnell “Mitch Mitchell”, the name of one of the guitarists of GBV.

Watch some footage from the show below, via CoS and DCist:

Here’s Carney during his day job:

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