Piers Corbyn leads anti-maskers in song about farts and Covid on Tube
Just when you thought the depths of the grimace couldn’t be probed further, Piers Corbyn took his anti-vaxxer circus underground with a weird “musical” on a London Underground carriage.
In a video posted by his political party, Let London Live, Mr Corbyn – older brother of former Labor leader Jeremy – and a gang of supporters repeatedly chant that “wearing a mask is like trying to keep a fart in his pants “.
The title “musical” seems to be a reference to their attempt to choreograph an entire one-and-a-half-minute performance around the limp slogan.
It ends with Mr Corbyn claiming the virus is a “hoax” and likening the vaccine roll to the Holocaust, peeling off a Tube sticker encouraging mask wear and shouting about the “New World Order”.
He uploaded the footage with the headline “Unmasked TFL: The musical,” writing, “One of the ways to try to defeat tyranny is to make a fool of it.”
But the act itself was met with a torrent of ridicule online within minutes of its publication.
Broadcaster Jeremy Vine said, “This ‘song’ has only one line, but Piers Corbyn keeps forgetting about it.”
Anti-masks seem convinced that comparing ‘farts’ undermines the consensus on face coverings as an effective tool against the virus – despite widely available explanations from scientists that respiratory droplets are much larger than molecules gases such as those produced by their intestines.
Mr Corbyn’s latest musical foray was a cameo appearance in an anti-vaxxer clip, by future rapper Remeece, which targeted school children this summer.
He also made a habit of tearing up the Tube stickers to get revenge on Boris Johnson for “lying to us”.
But since his failure to become mayor of London earlier this year, garnering 0.8% of the vote, his most publicized appearance was in a viral prank video by YouTuber Josh Pieters, 28.
Mr Corbyn was tricked into accepting £ 10,000 of monopoly money from a man he believed to be a ‘guilty’ AstraZeneca investor in hopes of making amends by donating to Let London Live.
In the footage, he has repeatedly stated that he will only take the money “unconditionally” after the prankster asks him to hold back against AstraZeneca and focus his attacks on Pfizer.
But he appeared not to correct “the investor” when he made it clear he believed he had made a deal with Mr Corbyn to change his tone.
He then insisted that the video had been manipulated via the edit, although Pieters claims the anti-vaxxer was indeed “convinced” to stop criticizing AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine.
His nephew, Tommy Corbyn, who is Jeremy’s son, called him a “tit” after the video was released.
Mr Corbyn responded to allegations of anti-Semitism over its parallels to the Holocaust by saying he had “been married for 22 years to a Jewess”.
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