At last, a real gamechanger: Gillibrand raps

Can a video clip that causes a reflexive spit-take truly be called a palate cleanser? If so, then do we have a palate cleanser for the post-holiday blues. This had potential to be a cute campaign-trail moment when a little girl asked Kirsten Gillibrand to name her favorite Lizzo song. Rather than just answer the question, the Democratic presidential hopeful decided to rap instead …. resulting in this:

Clearly someone isn’t taking Eric Swalwell’s advice about “passing the mic,” even though that someone should. Should we have a conversation about appropriation next? Hmmm.

Is this really “the cringiest moment of the 21st century,” though? Let’s not forget the moment that more or less led off this epoch. Howard Dean, we still remember!