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Most cringeworthy moment of a too-often cringeworthy Congress, ever: The pallid churlish leaders of the House and Senate forced by circumstance - a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King - to hold hands and join in an excruciating, swaying, bumbling rendition of "We Shall Overcome." Mitch McConnell wins the Deer In Headlights Award, by a graceless hair. Maybe one day we'll overcome these people. Here's Pete Seeger, doing it right.