September 28, 2020 | internet | No Comments
- Kamala Harris was asked during a recent interview to name her pick for the “best rapper alive.”
- Harris, who’s running to be Joe Biden’s vice president against President Trump in this fall’s presidential election, answered quickly: “Tupac.”
- Her answer, as you can imagine, went viral. Not only was that answer incorrect (rapper Tupac Shakur was shot and killed in 1996) but it also is a reminder of the conspiracy theories that are still floating around, about Shakur allegedly faking his death.
One of the things I’ve always found so asinine in the course of presidential campaigns is the effort to make a candidate seem “cool” and to try and insert them somehow into the slipstream of pop culture. It’s something both sides are equally guilty of. President Trump, for example, made an appearance on Saturday Night Live back at the end of 2015,