PIC: Michael D. Higgins was hanging out with Bernie Sanders today 4 years ago

PIC: Michael D. Higgins was hanging out with Bernie Sanders today

The septuagenarian left-wing dynamic duo...

Senator Bernie Sanders was in town this weekend for a conversation with his admirers in the Bord Gáis Theatre, and it's no surprise that our own president was eager to meet with him.

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After all, Michael D has spent his life advocating for the kind of ideology that made Bernie such a popular figure when he competed with Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2015 and 2016.

Senator Sanders and his wife met up with Michael D at Áras an Uachtaráin, and the photo has emerged on Twitter.

Not just similar in ideology, you'd have to say that the two men could probably pass for brothers.