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Miss America contestants took turns roasting the living crap out of Trump

Miss America pageants and high-level political discourse haven’t always gone hand-in-hand.

May we never forget this amazing nugget of television gold:

But Miss Texas (yes…Texas…), Margana Wood, has gone a long way to salvaging that reputation with her powerful response to a question about the Charlottesville riots.

You know…the one with all the Nazis.

*AUSSIES WATCH THE VIDEO IN THE PLAYER ABOVE…INTERNATIONAL READERS CAN HEAD OVER HERE*

In 20 seconds she managed to do what large swathes of the Republican party have failed to do for an entire year – standing up to the president and demanding he does more – or at the very least, stop tacitly supporting neo-Nazis.

Unsurprisingly, people were getting around her in a big way on Twitter:

The winner, Cara Mund from South Dakota, also tore into POTUS.

Criticising his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, saying:

“It’s a bad decision.

There is evidence that climate change is existing and we need to be at that table.”

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