Life is tough for world leaders. You can be good at your job and respected by your constituents, and the internet will still find a way to make you look ridiculous. In this case, Justin Trudeau gave a press conference in which he explained the benefits of face masks by saying it prevented you from “speaking moistly.”
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“(A mask) protects others more than it protects you, because it prevents you from breathing or speaking moistly on them,” said Trudeau. He quickly followed up by saying: “what a terrible image,” after he realized the visceral reaction people have to that word.
The turn of phrase was odd enough that it became in instant meme. Brock Tyler Auto-Tuned it into a viral song that’s a guaranteed ear worm. If you are averse to Auto-Tuned politicians, Adam Carter made a nice acoustic version. Good luck getting this tune out of your head. -via Metafilter