Waka Flocka Flame is looking for votes. The Atlanta rapper announced his candidacy in a video interview with Rolling Stone. Fittingly, it was released on 4/20.
That’s not the issue with his ‘candidacy’ – he’s rolling a sizable blunt in the video interview. And, it’s not the repeated arrests on weapons and drug charges.
No, it’s actually his age. He’s 28, firmly in the millennial category. For those who slept through civics, you have to be 35 years old to become eligible for the presidency. It helps to know the Constitution.
Now, he could run for a seat in House of Representatives, where the age requirement is 25. He’d fit in nicely next to John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi.
Matter of fact, we should make that happen. Just to see the reaction of the other House members would be worth it alone.
Say we lived in an alternate reality, and Waka could run. What type of platform would he run under? One that would make Bill Maher proud.
He would legalize marijuana. Dogs in restaurants? Banned and no longer a wedge issue polarizing the electorate.
Waka Flocka Flame would also be more laid back. No suits for presidential meetings. That should make official dinners rather interesting.
For the populists out there, he has your back. He wants to see the minimum wage raised to $15.
All of this would make the countless upcoming DNC primary debates more entertaining.
Instead, Hillary can rest easy thanks to the age requirement. She won’t have to visit the local marijuana dispensary to appeal to younger voters. Unless…