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    A tweet from a young AOС impersonator followed American hip-hop star Kanye West's announcement earlier in the week that he was entering the race for the US presidency, gaining a quick endorsement from SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

    A young girl named Ava Martinez, who is impersonating Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and is thus known as 'Mini AOC', joked on her Twitter account that she thought "Kanye West is where Barack Obama was born".

    She apparently referred to the conspiracy theory supported by US President Donald Trump who claimed that former US President Barack Obama was born in Kenya

    The 44th US president was in fact born in Honolulu, Hawaii, which Trump admitted in 2016. Some users like to mention the conspiracy regarding his motherland and citizenship, both as an ironic joke or as a straight line. 

    Twitter users, meanwhile, felt more like having some fun over mini AOC's joke.

    ​They joked back, after quickly deciphering the reference.

    ​Some pushed the joke further.

    ​Some did not enjoy the joke, seeing it as hate.

    ​On 4 July, Kanye West tweeted his announcement that he would be running for president of the United States.

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