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Bernie Sanders Backs Up Cardi B's Opinion on Social Security

Bernie Sanders Backs Up Cardi B's Opinion on Social Security

"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", he wrote.

"Cardi B is right", Sanders tweeted on Wednesday, April 18.

"1992: Bill Clinton: throws Bronx born hip hop artist Sista Souljah under the bus", someone tweeted. Warning, as is sometimes customary with Cardi B - especially pre-Grammy nominations and chart-topping albums - her language is NSFW.

She also rattled off all the USA presidents, in order, claiming she's obsessed with "how the system works" and admitting Franklin D. Roosevelt is her favorite president.

Believe it or not, Cardi B and Bernie Sanders have a few things in common.

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) postured his affinity for millennial culture on Wednesday by retweeting a quote from rap sensation Cardi B, who recently dropped her encyclopedic knowledge of US presidents in an expansive interview with GQ. "First of all", she said, "he helped us get over the Depression, all while he was in a wheelchair". In fact, she pointed out that Roosevelt is the OG MAGA (Make America Great Again). "2018: Bernie Sanders: 'Cardi B was right'". During Roosevelt's presidency the Social Security Act was passed, which provided welfare for the elderly and unemployed. "I love political science", she said. His idea would eliminate the cap on taxable income so that "everyone who makes over $250,000 a year" no longer "pays the same percentage of their income into Social Security as the middle class and working families".

The hitmaker said in her GQ interview that she's "obsessed" with presidents, and she counts FDR among her heroes.