A story straight out The Onion came true in a matter of hours after the satirical website posted a story in which 82-year-old Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) asked to be let into “The Squad.”
That’s the group of Democratic lawmakers ― all women of color ― who have been the subject of President Donald Trump’s racist tweets: Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.
But Pascrell seized the moment on Monday, shared a link to the Onion story on his Twitter feed and asked if he could join the group:
Omar replied with this classic Snoop gif:
Ocasio-Cortez also welcomed Pascrell:
Pascrell ― or whoever runs his social media ― replied with a humorous meme from the 2004 film “Napoleon Dynamite”: