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Watch Ken Bone, Debate Hero, Talk Politics and Sweaters with Jimmy Kimmel

Published On 10/11/2016 Published On 10/11/2016
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Ken Bone, the viral hero and disposable camera champion of the second presidential debate, knows he's adorable and has a fantastic name. But he still doesn't know who's getting his vote.

The 34-year-old coal-plant operator from Illinois visited Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday to elaborate. "I think I'm more undecided than I was before. I had to kind of put my head down while Mom and Dad were arguing over Thanksgiving dinner," he explained, adding that some of Donald Trump's policies are more in line with his economic interests but that he's concerned about the Republican contender's potential Supreme Court pick. "I would really hate for anyone’s rights to be taken back. We fought so hard to get marriage equality and rights expanded to more Americans, and it would be unconscionable for me to see those taken away by a Supreme Court justice appointed by Donald Trump."

For those worried Bone will lose his luster once the media's done with him, you might not want to roll the clip above -- let him remain a magical unicorn, stuck somewhere between reality and legend. But if you're a diehard Bonehead and need to know more about him, I guess it's essential viewing. Kimmel's chat also covered hopes for a future mustache wax line, the demise of the olive-colored suit, and fashion inspiration. (It did not cover the porn offer.) 

"I would love to say that I was born this way," Bone told Kimmel in closing. "The short answer is that my wife dresses me, like all great Americans." Good luck on the night shift, Ken Bone, and God bless you.

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Sean Fitz-Gerald is a staff writer at Thrillist Entertainment and would absolutely start growing a mustache just for Bone's line of wax. Find him on Twitter: @srkfitzgerald.

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