Miss North Dakota Cara Mund is crowned Miss America 2018

Marsha Scott
September 12, 2017

"Mund's acceptance of the highly-coveted crown is just the beginning of a journey that will take her to every corner of the nation and around the world during her year of service as Miss America 2018", a press release noted.

"I do believe it's a bad decision", Mund said immediately, earning big cheers from the crowd.

In fairness to ABC and the Miss America pageant, another contestant answered a Trump-hating question about Charleston "correctly"...

The competition took place at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on Sunday.

The highlights of Mund's night were a jazz dance routine to Michael Jackson's hit "The Way You Make Me Feel", but what really got social media buzzing were her comments on President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Accord which and his poor decisions regarding climate change.

'There is evidence that climate change is existing.

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The 23-year-old won plenty of fans after subtly slamming President Trump in her question and answer section. "Despite the circumstances, she's always told me, you can't control the cards you're dealt, but you can control the hand", Mund said during the event.

Hours after leading the Eagles to a season-opening 30-17 win over the Redskins, Carson Wentz had his name dropped by the newest Miss America. By the time she advanced to the Q&A portion and was asked about the No. 1 item on her bucket list, Mund reiterated it once again.

'He is our president and we need to support him, ' Mund said.

She further expressed her wish to see more women voted into government office.

A North Dakota native, Mund referenced Wentz in her acceptance speech. The Ivy League honors graduate, who has a business degree from Brown University, has worked in the U.S. Senate as an internee. "In health care and on reproductive rights, it's predominantly men making those decisions".

In being crowned Miss America, Mund defeated runner-up Jennifer Davis from Missouri, second runner-up Kaitlyn Schoeffel from New Jersey, third runner-up Briana Kinsey from Washington, D.C., and fourth runner-up Margana Wood from Texas.

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