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SF City Politician Unleashes Epic Tirade: 'It's On Like Donkey Kong

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"I will haunt you."

Outgoing San Francisco Supervisor Chris Daly recently became so furious over political games by his colleagues during a vote for an interim mayor, that he dug deep for an epic political simile: "It's on like Donkey Kong."

Daly's rant came after board President David Chiu switched his vote at the last minute, thus defying his colleagues who had reached a consensus after hours of debate. That's when Daly invoked the video game slogan, and also vowed to "haunt" Chiu:

The San Francisco Chronicle untangles the confusing back story, as well as traces the history of the "Donkey Kong" phrase. ABC News also explains exactly what led to the tongue lashing:

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