The mere thought of shaving his decades-old mustache off has been keeping David Axelrod up at night.

Aw, poor Davy.

Today on “Morning Joe,” Axe kept his promise to Joe Scarborough: He slashed the ‘stache after hitting his $1 million dollar fundraising goal for epilepsy research.


And after:

If so, we are truly doomed.

The Twitterverse verdict? Not as terrifying as expected:


OK, maybe a little horrifying:

Coming soon?