Cardi B has tweeted that she’d like to be a politician, and in all honesty I’m here for it.
She started off by straight up saying that “I think I want to be a politician” even though she’s not the biggest fan of the Government. Which is definitely fair, I don’t know if there would be many people out there who absolutely love their governments and agree with 100% of the things they do. I’d guess that the people that do are in those governments.
Anyway, she spoke a bit about how this train of thought came from watching war documentaries and that she doesn’t think anybody particularly loves being American. She took a raincheck on any more explanation though, and apparently we can expect a video with her full thoughts sometime in the future.
It’s probably not as bad an idea as you’d think. Cardi B has worked as a stripper, escaped an abusive relationship, and won herself a Grammy, all of which take an incredible amount of effort. She’s proven in interviews that she knows what she’s talking about when it comes to politics, which is more than can be said for a lot of other people.
She’d also give a lot of people a heart attack if she got voted in, which I think would be fun to watch, but that’s probably not an actual reason to vote for someone.
Donald Trump is a whole category of nuts on his own, but he did set a major precedent with his election: celebrity presidents without any previous qualifications. Since Trump got in, Ukraine elected a guy named Volodymyr Zelensky, who was a comedian before putting his hand up for the top job.
So screw it, it’s not impossible. I get the feeling she has a more legitimate chance of running than Kanye, so why not? If we’re living in a world where celebrities are the new leaders of nations, then Cardi B seems like a much better choice for a politician than some others.
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