“Rent Is Too Damn High” guy not so funny after all

Next, the reason he thinks the rent is too damn high: Jews.

A New York Times article profiling candidates mentioned this: “A perennial candidate, he was called an anti-Semite during his mayoral run in 2005 for blaming rent problems on Jewish people.”

New York political blog Room Eight, through a poster named Gatemouth (the self-described “blog world’s expert on Jimmy McMillan’s raving lunatic obsession with THE JEWS”) has also put some things out there that should dampen enthusiasm for the karate kicking, black-glove wearing, Dali-moustached candidate.