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On Wednesday, while addressing the Iowa Federation of Labor by video conference, New York City mayor and Democratic presidential primary candidate Bill de Blasio spoke about the many struggles faced by union members and the labor movement more broadly right now.

This is what it sounded like:

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Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel attributed the high, tinny nature of de Blasio’s voice to a feed distortion. I’d prefer to think it’s his real voice, and that the mask finally slipped. Or the ghost of the groundhog that he killed has possessed him at an inconvenient moment.

I guess we’ll never know the truth for sure, since all three scenarios are equally plausible.