Noem’s tweet about student food pantry seen as dig at Haley
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem took a shot at a Texas school’s food pantry on social media, and political strategists say it was really a shot at Nikki Haley — a fellow Republican and a potential rival if both choose to run for president.
Noem used her gubernatorial Twitter account on Sunday to respond to the former United Nations’ ambassador’s praise of a Texas high school that set up a food pantry like a grocery store to give “dignity” to students.
Noem replied to Haley’s tweet by posting a quote from economist Milton Friedman, saying, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”
Her response doesn’t mention Haley specifically.
— Governor Kristi Noem (@govkristinoem) January 17, 2021