American TV host skewers Hamilton mayor hopeful

By Matthew Van Dongen

Hamilton’s latest mayoral candidate is happy to be the butt of jokes on late night U.S. television.

Ejaz Butt, seventh candidate to enter  the Hamilton mayor’s race, was the focus of a segment in the monologue on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

“I might make it part of my campaign slogan,” Butt laughed after learning his name was bandied about Thursday night. “This Butt will stand strong behind every Hamilton butt.”

The Kimmel segment featured new footage from CHCH TV at the time Butt announced his candidacy.


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