The original "performance," transcribed in all its articulate eloquence:
"If you guys would just move out of the way... all right? I, look! I’ve been here for six months, okay, right, and and, look, I li- I live around the corner and I don’t need to tell you anything, okay? Look! Look, I can pay my rent, can you pay your rent? Can you pay your re- Well then you know what? Why don’t you go to a city where you can afford it. You know? Cause this is, this is a city for the right people who can afford it. If you can’t afford it, it’s time for you to leave. Okay? I’m sorry. I’m sorry. It’s time for you to leave. Okay, yeah, look, this is, look okay, look, if you can’t pay your rent, I’m sorry. Get, get a better job.
Look, I don’t need to tell you that, like, I need you guys to move right now. Like, this is ridiculous. What kind of fucking city is this? What kind- what- look, what kind of city is this? This, ugh.
I’m, yeah, I’m sorry, I don’t want to talk about it. Yeah no this is, this is ridiculous. I’m- I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry, like, look I gotta get to work. I have to find a way to get to work here, okay, look, I don’t need this in this city."
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