Days after Ocasio-Cortez — whose dancing in a video from her college days recently went viral — stuck up for Cardi B in her feud with conservative commentator Tomi Lahren, presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is letting loose to the Trump-criticizing rapper.
A new video shared by the California senator’s communications director shows Harris taking a break from speech prep to dance it out to Cardi B’s “I Like It.”
“I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance (What?) / I like proving n****s wrong, I do what they say I can’t,” the rapper spits in the song, prompting a seated Harris to fling her hands along to the beat. (The “n****s” reference is censored.)
When we get tired of speech prep there’s only one thing to do… pic.twitter.com/i7DoT8EwKO
— Lily Adams (@adamslily) January 23, 2019
The video’s proving to be a hit with Harris’s fanbase.
My next President! ❤️❤️❤️
— Justin Horvath (@justin_horvath) January 23, 2019
I thought I couldn’t love her more but this is 😍😍😍😍😍😍.
— Addie Turl (@AddieTurl) January 23, 2019
Just tell me she will quote Cardi in the speech. Please! I can hear it now, from sea to shining Cardi B… 💅🏼💅🏼
— Miss(ter) America (@AaronLyleLeth) January 23, 2019
The song is off Cardi B’s album Invasion of Privacy, which is fitting given that the Wi-Fi password for Harris’s office is partially revealed on the whiteboard in the background.
Great video!! Please also change your passwords there, remember what happened to the DNC the last time.
— Gray Aansi (@GrayAansi) January 23, 2019
Don’t post even a portion of your WiFi network and password, good grief folks this is insane
— John Dhone (@john_dhone) January 23, 2019
Not everyone’s charmed. One critic called the video “totally staged,” while another accused Harris of copying Ocasio-Cortez. And some voters said they need more than a boogie to blow them away by Election Day.
… but letting people sniff their traffic was totally worth it to try to capitalize on @AOC’s fame
— Scott Menor (@smenor) January 23, 2019
Will I support Kamala Harris
-Does not support the Green New Deal
-Meets Wall St & AIPAC
-Didn't prosecute Steve Mnuchin & took his $
-Still takes corporate/lobbyist $ so NOT a progressive
-Ruined people's lives as a prosecutor
What a tough choice
— Jan Itor 🌹 (@scrubsfan10) January 23, 2019
Word to Donald Trump: There’s still plenty of time to break it down to “Bodak Yellow.”
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