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Cardi B blasts Tomi Lahren over U.S. government shutdown

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez/Cardi B 2020??

January 21, 2019

We’re going to come out and say that Cardi B is the avatar of our times, and the voice of our present moment. In case her emergence as feminist protest icon, her upcoming Super Bowl commercial, or her frank airing of grievances on a specific form of suffering, associated with wearing tight pants, all within the last week. And if for some reason you weren’t convinced , her bold takedown of Fox News pundit Tomi Lahren should do the trick.

Things began to heat up between the two yesterday when Lahren responded to a video posted to Cardi B’s Instagram. The video, posted Wednesday, saw Cardi bemoaning the absurdity of the ongoing government shutdown: “Like, our country is in a hellhole right now, all for a fucking wall […] know a lot of y’all don’t care because y’all don’t work for the government or y’all probably don’t have a job, but this shit is really fucking serious, and I really feel bad for these people.” Unsurprisingly, Tomi Lahren felt the need to weigh in:

Don’t forget though, this is Cardi B we’re talking about. If you come for the Queen, you best not miss…

For those not in the know, “dog walking” in this context is far from a pleasant stroll with your cute canine. I’ll now pass the mic to my good old friend, Urban Dictionary:

Though even Lahren herself would admit she’d be no match for Cardi, she still continued with the jabs…

… As did Cardi B.

And if the rapper showing up Lahren wasn’t enough, the online schooling caught the attention of fellow Bronx badass, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez:

https://twitter.com/AOC/status/1087025397211058183

Ocasio-Cortez/Cardi B 2020, please?

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