This year’s Miss California paused, blinked, and rambled her way through a question on the economy at the Miss USA pageant on Sunday.
In response to a Bernie Sanders-esque question on how to “narrow the gap between the rich and poor,” Nadia Mejia, the California contestant and daughter of the '90s pop star Rico Suave, gave the following answer:
“When it comes to social and economic equality, I think that the rich and the poor need to stop being so segregated. I think there is a middle class. I think that the rich need to… I think that the rich need to be able to be giving, and I think the poor need to work hard. And I think the middle class needs to come together and find an in-between. Thank you.”