There are a million stories in the city and this is one of them. Apparently, there was a mentally disturbed man wearing an Elmo costume in Central Park and spouting off anti-Semitic hate speech. (Oh, and he has a history of it.) At one point, one of the people asks him to get a real job and stop irritating kids. WHOOPS! That’s why he’s doing it in the first place! He can’t make any money because of the Jewish Conspiracy, you IDIOT. This is kind of a sidenote, but have you seen Being Elmo? The documentary about Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who brought Elmo to life? It’s great! It’s very touching and interesting and I’m fascinated by people who knew exactly what they wanted to do from the age of 8 and then got to actually do it. Although, there are some kind of obvious glaring omissions (what’s up with his relationship with his wife and daughter that they pretty casually brush under the rug?) and/or exaggerations (was he really that ostracized in high school when he had his own TV show at 17?) but for the most part: highly recommend. But getting back to our Elmo: MAYBE IF THE JEWS DIDN’T CONTROL THE CELL PHONE CAMERAS AND THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND THE POLICE AND THE PARKS AND THE CHILDREN AND THE COSTUMES AND THE CLOUDS THEN NONE OF THIS WOULD HAVE EVER HAPPENED.
Some people will suggest that this man is crazy or at the very least awful, but you have to admit, the Elmo costume really helped him get his message out there.
I’ll buy you some meds if you wipe the blood off your mouth. (Via BlameItOnTheVoices.)