Oh Boris. He of this hilarious Sina Weibo account is in Beijing this week for trade talks, and isn't it just so like him to bring an entourage of reporters onto already-congested Subway Line 1 to do... what is the point of this video, exactly?
Just skip ahead to the final three seconds of it, beginning at 0:50. Trust me, just do that, and you'll be fine.
YouTube user Cassetteboy has posted a hilarious cut-up of Boris Johnson -- who we last saw on this blog trying (and failing) to operate a Sina Weibo account -- welcoming people to London for the Olympics (opening ceremony is Friday, in case you've forgotten). Some of our favorite parts:
This is London mayor Boris Johnson’s official Sina Weibo account, which he (or, much more likely, someone on his staff) created last Friday to appeal to London-based Chinese users in the lead-up to the May 3 mayoral election. But for Sina Weibo to serve its purpose as a campaign tool, doesn’t that necessitate the Weibo... Read more »