Anthony Weiner Attempts Jamaican Patois, Fails Miserably

In the space of the fifty five seconds it took for me to watch this video from start to finish, it became my single favorite moment of this (and possibly any other) election cycle. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you… Anthony Weiner at Brooklyn’s annual West Indian Day parade, speaking with a Jamaican accent (REGGAETON AIR-HORN X3)

That shrug when he asks if anyone is “from Staten Island?” That’s the shrug of a man saying “I know, I can’t believe I’m doing this, either.”

Still, the overlap of Island patois and Judaism does gives me an excuse to dust off this seasonal chestnut a few months early:

[via Complex]

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