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Screengrab via Speaker Paul Ryan/YouTube

Paul Ryan’s absurd border wall video is so much better with Toto’s ‘Africa’

The video just needed a better soundtrack.

 

David Covucci

Internet Culture

Published Aug 3, 2017   Updated May 22, 2021, 9:49 pm CDT

On Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) dropped a new video proclaiming that funding President Donald Trump‘s border wall was now a top priority. In the video, titled “Let’s Get It Done,” Ryan gets his militia cosplay on, replete with horses and patrol boats, down on the United States–Mexico border.

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The video was quickly lambasted online for numerous reasons, predominantly over Ryan riding a horse. It’s unquestionably silly.

But add one of the greatest songs of all time, “Africa” by Toto, and it becomes something sublime. Here is Paul Ryan getting it done.

https://twitter.com/topherchris/status/892574268395008002

Aww yeah.

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*First Published: Aug 3, 2017, 7:35 am CDT