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Beto Does Another Weird Personal Hygiene Video and Twitter is (Mostly) There for the Roast: ‘Why tho?’

    Beto O’Rourke, left, pictured doing something with some kind of big thingy for some reason.

Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O’Rourke caused more than a few spit (and rinse) takes when he live-streamed his own dental cleaning on Instagram. And it wasn’t just Twitter whose flabber was gasted, even The Daily Show got in on the burns.

But if you were thinking that the lesson was learned, start thinking something different, because the privileged-but-sorry-about-it Dem is back at it. This time, he streamed himself getting the hair on his ears trimmed, along with a regular haircut and … whatever it is going on in the pic above.

Here is one of the tweets that started what is becoming a tradition, the Beto O’Roast.

Yeah. That’s what he really did. Theoretically, it was about the conversation he was having with the barber, but there was no way ear hair wasn’t going to take center stage. Twitter was there for the roast.

So. Much.

The biggest question people had, and certainly a very, very valid one, was “why?”

Again, the answer, technically, is “for the conversation.” But, still…

There were so many more.


(By the way, this is that quiz.)

Not everyone was down for roasting, though. Sopan Deb of the New York Times brought up, as Yashar Ali mentioned (see above), the actual content of the conversation.

Alex Griswold of the Free Beacon responded.

I have to say, if you’re doing the ear hair video, you have to expect your Very Serious Conversation might take a back seat.

In any case, it makes a good “caption this” Twitter game for a Wednesday afternoon.

Arguably, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drinking and cooking and telling people to stop propagating the human race is a better use of the medium, but I guess we’ll see in the long run.

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