Sanders retweeted a quote where Cardi B called former president Franklin Delano Roosevelt the “real ‘Make American Great Again’ president” for his ushering in of Social Security benefits, which was shared by Social Security Works.
In the post, Cardi B says FDR was “the real ‘Make America Great Again’ president because if it wasn’t for him, older Americans wouldn’t even get Social Security.”
This seemed to strike a cord with Sanders, who retweeted the quote and added:
“Cardi B is right. If we are really going to make America great we need to strengthen Social Security so that seniors are able to retire with the dignity they deserve.”
Cardi B is right. If we are really going to make America great we need to strengthen Social Security so that seniors are able to retire with the dignity they deserve. https://t.co/B8cOkoOdLc— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) April 18, 2018
While the former Democratic presidential primary candidate has advocated for Social Security in the past, his endorsement of Cardi B caught the eye of people online. Some even began floating the idea of a Sanders / Cardi B presidential campaign–because of course.
It’s not entirely impossible. Cardi B has also been vocal about U.S. tax policy.
Bernie and Cardi 2020— Brian Flood (@BrianFlood21) April 18, 2018
"Cardi B is right"— Erick Fernandez (@ErickFernandez) April 18, 2018
What a weird time we live in lol https://t.co/eQpRmWGsf3
Marvel: "Infinity War is the most ambitious crossover event in history."— Christian Scott (@heyitsmeCD) April 18, 2018
Sure, why not? Bernie/Cardi 2020. Weirder things have happened. https://t.co/NOqNIBgZs0— Terence (@TOPolk) April 18, 2018
Welcome to 2018 politics.