One final note: that mustache that Harper has been trying to grow? It’s disappeared, as he conducted his interview clean-shaven.

The CSN Washington screengrab would appear to confirm this sad news. Eye black is still there, though.

If nothing else, this is all putting a crimp in the style of the burgeoning “Nats Facial Hair Twitter Account” industry.

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