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Why McKenna did Gangnam-style dance

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Imagine the discussion in Rob McKenna's household at the end of the day as he looks to his wife Marilyn and says, "Honey, I know I have to get ready for the gubernatorial debate tomorrow night, but let's practice our "Gangnam" style dance."

A video posted online shows McKenna passionately dancing at a Korean Day event in Seattle a couple of days ago.

McKenna dances in the "Gangnam" style made popular in a video by South Korean singer PSY , stomping his feet and swinging his hips.

McKenna's wife, Marilyn, tweeted that the couple's 12-year-old son offered her $10 to never perform like that again. She was also on stage dancing.

The McKenna's oldest daughter says the now-viral video takes parental embarrassment to a whole new level. To which Marilyn says, "Victory is mine!"

Here's what he was trying to do. The original Gangnam style dance has more than 420 million views on YouTube:

By LINDA THOMAS, I like that he tried.

Linda Thomas, KIRO Radio Morning News Anchor
Linda is the morning news anchor and features reporter for KIRO Radio and one of the most followed local journalists on social media.
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