If you’re stuck on the title of this article, don’t be—apparently, it’s a thing.
Yes, those young, Progressive whippersnappers of today whom love to worship anything remotely geriatric (until it makes a dent on their paychecks, in which case it’s all, “Gram-gram, did you ever see Soylent Green?”) affectionately address California Rep. Maxine Waters as Auntie Maxine.
Eyes stopped rolling yet? Great. There’s more.
Over the weekend at a tax protest, since with Trump now in Higher Office apparently the Left has forgotten what they’re supposed to be for and against, Waters wowed her new fans by donning the denim jacket her granddaughter surely tried and failed to rock in the 80’s.
Yahoo News (again, that love of all things geriatric) was quick to fawn over Waters’ fashion choice for their millennial readers, throwing in some Mr. Rogers-feel-good tweets to underline the journalism aspect.
ern_wife: Aunt Maxine u are sooooo cute ????
Finally, they closed their heavy-petting puff piece with suggestions on how their readers could get style like Rep. Waters, which oddly enough for an economically conscious outlet like Yahoo, did not include turning the racks at Value Ville.