The congresswoman of Puerto Rican origin Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez winked on social networks this Saturday at rapper Cardi B, who suggested To “run for president” of the United States. in the future, considering both “women against patriarchy.”
Ocasio-Cortez explained on her Instagram account that she was going to use orthodontics and criticized current health policies, assuring that she had to “be elected to Congress to be able to afford dental treatment”, after which she put in the background the song that made Cardi B famous, “Bodak Yellow”, with the lyrics “I pocketed (money) and managed teeth”.
The Dominican-born rapper, who has caused an earthquake with her latest provocative song “WAP,” about the sexual empowerment of women, reacted to the allusion of the Hispanic congresswoman from New York by writing on Twitter: “You better run for president when you turn 35”.
Women Against Patriarchy (WAP) 2020 ????
– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) August 15, 2020
To which Ocasio-Cortez, 30, quickly replied by giving a new meaning to the expletive acronyms of the subject “WAP”, which refer in English to the intimate parts of women but also sound like the name of a party: “Women Against Patriarchy (WAP) 2020” (women against patriarchy).
At the moment, the congresswoman is focused on promoting the registration of Latino communities in New York in the census and this Saturday she was working at the foot of street in the neighborhoods of Queens and El Bronx, in which less than half of the population has registered for the early closing of the campaign on September 30.
Leader of her party’s most progressive wing, Ocasio-Cortez, who was the youngest woman to be elected to Congress in the U.S. in 2018, has a large following among the millennial generation and advocates policies to combat the climate crisis, universal health and education, and taxes on millionaires, among other things.