The state of politics will make anybody cry these days, ESPECIALLY if you are a politician trying to talk your way out of a scandal. Ryutaro Nonomura has been accused of pretending to spend $40,000 on legitimate plane tickets for work, and pocketing the cash instead. This past Tuesday, Nonomura held a press conference to try and explain himself…but ended up crying and wailing through the whole thing. I mean, he pulls out all the stops and really gives it the full-on ugly cry.
The subtitles in the video are what kill me. How many times did they have to spell out “Waaaaaaaaaaah aaaaah”?