Senores y Senoras: ¡Mayor Miguel Bloombito!

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Mayor Bloomberg Briefs The City On Hurricane Irene

Mayor Bloomberg may be a lot of things, but a good Spanish speaker is not one of them. I was glued to news coverage of Hurricane Irene all weekend, and couldn’t help but laugh out loud every time he struggled through his brief translation of pertinent information. Guess what a funny mom from Inwood decided to do about it….

She made @ElBloombito the next twitter sensation…

And the Mayor himself has even joined in the fun!


In case you haven’t experienced the joy of hearing our Mayor translate himself (or just want to relive it), here you go:


By the way, TIME Magazine seems to enjoy this as much as I do!

Take us out Bloombito!


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