Even Miss California USA Knows Her Answer About The Economy Sucked Last Night

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The Miss USA Pageant seems like it should be pretty low on the list of places to find answers to fix the ever-increasing gap between America’s rich and poor. Yet, every year, some poor contestant seems to be put on the spot and asked to answer a question like that or solve some problem that even elected officials can’t figure out.

This year’s unlucky lady was Miss California USA, who was asked what the United States should do to narrow the gap between the rich and poor. Yeah, she didn’t have the answer:

But to be honest, neither do we, so we’re not going to sit here and crucify her for it like others did on Twitter shortly afterward:

The good news is that Miss California USA, who happens to be the daughter of the dude who sang “Rico Suave,” isn’t letting the moment get the best of her, as she’s already joking about it on her Instagram page:

When you pray to God for the words to social economic inequality and his response is “It’ll take longer than 30 seconds to answer that babe” #mamaimadetop5

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That’s good to see, especially since it could have been much, much worse:

h/t New York Post

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