The Rent Is Too Damn High!

Via Jay Winston
on Oct 19, 2010
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Much as this author loves his adopted home of West Mt. Airy, State of Immaculate Confusion, U.S.A., and feels little nostalgia for ten brutal winters somehow survived in Rochester and Ithaca, the video below makes him long to be a New York voter again.

I give you: Jimmy McMillan and the Rent is Too Damn High party:

Taken from last night’s New York gubernatorial debate…really…


About Jay Winston

Jay S. Winston, founder and proprietor of Yoga for Cynics (, has a PhD in English, making him the kind of doctor who, in case of life-threatening emergency, can explain Faulkner while you die, is currently (semi-)(un-)employed as a freelance writer and editor, teaches creative writing to homeless men, tutors recovering addicts in reading, was recently certified as a Kripalu yoga teacher, gets around mostly by bicycle, is trying to find an agent for his novel, resides in the bucolic Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, State of Mildly Inebriated Samadhi, U.S.A. and, like most people who bike and practice yoga, used to live in Boulder.


4 Responses to “The Rent Is Too Damn High!”

  1. elephantjournal says:

    First of all, as a karate expert—can you hear it? You gotta listen like me.

    Best thing on elephant, ever.

  2. holly troy says:

    The Rent is Too Damn High is damn right! That's why I left New York City.

  3. Alice2112 says:

    He's got my vote only if he is an Aqua Buddhist

  4. kimberly says:

    This guy is not so funny according to this article in which he is quoted as blaming the Jews for why the rent is too damn high:
    We have all been virally promoting his message because we don't know his entire message.