Cardi B responded to the tip of the Government Shutdown with a short remark in assist of Democratic Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi. The rapper responded on to a Twitter remark posted by surgeon Eugene Gu, which referenced a former remark from Cardi to conservative TV host Tomi Lahren.
“So basically, Nancy Pelosi dog walked Trump,” Gu tweeted. Cardi responded: “Basically.”
In mid-January, Cardi B posted a video together with her tackle the federal government shutdown. She detailed a concern for the nation, with robust language and honest emotion. Her standpoint obtained backlash from Republicans, together with Lahren, who responded to the video and Cardi’s feedback on Twitter. “Looks like @iamcardib is the latest genius political mind to endorse the Democrats,” Lahren tweeted. “HA! Keep it up, guys! #MAGA2020”
Cardi replied: “Leave me alone I will dog walk you.”
Cardi B performs at Z100’s Jingle Ball 2018 at Madison Square Garden on December 7, 2018, in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for iHeartMedia
The remark, based on Urban Dictionary, means “to kick someone’s a**.” Lahren mentioned she was tremendously offended by the touch upon Fox News Tuesday. “To put it simply, I saw that video that she had posted, and, you know, I implied that Cardi B isn’t the person we should be taking our political advice from,” Lahren mentioned, as reported by Raw Story. “And instead of arguing about the merits of her political argument, she said that she was going to ‘dog walk’ me! Viewers can look up on Urban Dictionary what dog-walking someone means, but the point, simply, is to severely beat somebody up. So we go from a political disagreement to, ‘I want to hurt you!’”
Gu, who Cardi retweeted Friday, shot to web fame as a member of a gaggle of Twitter customers who sued President Trump for blocking them on the social media platform, arguing it constituted a denial of their First Amendment rights. A choose from the Southern District of New York dominated of their favor in May 2018.
Cardi B detailed the hate messages she’d obtained from conservatives since posting her first political remark. “All these conservatives been harassing me and telling me the most disgusting things these past few days,” she tweeted on Tuesday. “Listen I’m not telling ya to turn liberal all I’m saying is to admit that your president is f***** up this country right now! Liberal or conservative we ALL suffer as citizens.”
Others supported Cardi’s political dialog. Since the remark, speak present host Stephen Colbert began a petition to ask Cardi B to conduct the State of the Union rebuttal on the federal government shutdown. The petition, which Colbert requested followers to signal by retweeting his tweet, has been shared on Twitter over 65,000 instances.
The rapper responded to the petition on Twitter Friday with a sequence of laughing emojis. “why not …I get straight to the point. Government shutdown over,” she wrote.