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Trump's Ask for 11,780 Georgia Votes Gets a Viral Rent Remix

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Donald Trump raised alarms over the weekend after he asked Brad Raffensperger, Georgia's secretary of state, to "find" him 11,780 votes in order to swing the state red for the presidential election.

However, the audio of the leaked phone call, first obtained by NBC News, has also inspired an autotuned remix set to the music of "Seasons of Love," a song from the acclaimed 1996 Broadway musical Rent.

In the original song, the cast members enumerate different ways to measure a year, ultimately arriving at the conclusion to "measure in love." In the new parody from the Gregory Brothers, an American musical quartet, the "525,600 minutes" measurement is now Trump's request for "11,780 votes," modulated from the president's voice in the phone call.

"I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have. Because we won the state," the president crooned.

The snippet also included a conspiracy theory floated by Trump about election interference in the state. "But have they removed the inner parts of the machines and replaced them with other parts?" he asked. The song included the response from attorney Ryan Germany: "No."

While Trump's attempt to change the results of the presidential election is no laughing matter, the spoof from the Gregory Brothers, which has received 1.5 million views since its Sunday posting to Twitter, is a humorous skewering of his desperation.

The autotune received praise from no less than Anthony Rapp, the gay actor who originated the role of Mark in Rent. "I think it’s safe to say that Jonathan Larson would have been very proud. He was intensely political, and would have HATED Donald. I love this," Rapp tweeted, referring to the late creator of the musical.

Listen to it below.

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