First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday celebrated the first anniversary of her “Be Best” child advocacy program to raise awareness of cyberbullying and opioid abuse. Just as when she launched the program, the reception was not positive.
“I ask you again to join me in my commitment to promoting values such as encouragement, kindness, compassion, healthy living, online safety, and respect in our children,” the First Lady told supporters in the Rose Garden of the White House.
“I ask you again to join me in my commitment to promoting values such as encouragement, kindness, compassion, healthy living, online safety and respect in our children,” first lady Melania Trump says while speaking at her “Be Best” anniversary celebration https://t.co/AavOd95ws5 pic.twitter.com/nqgYTfd2nN
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) May 7, 2019
“As a mother and First Lady it concerns me that today’s fast-paced and ever-connected world can make children less prepared to manage their emotions, causing them to turn to forms of destructive actions, such as bullying, unhealthy habits, risky online behavior, drug abuse, and addiction, or even suicide,” she warned.
Many on social media decried her obvious hypocrisy, while others focused on the actions of her husband, a notorious and unabashed cyber bully. And some noted that the First Lady is not innocent of some of the behaviors her husband has demonstrated.
She’s trolling us. No one is actually this stupid. She knows what she’s doing and she’s doing it on purpose. https://t.co/ruF5LajYjD
— Ian Millhiser (@imillhiser) May 8, 2019
— Soledad O’Brien (@soledadobrien) May 8, 2019
‘healthy living’ pic.twitter.com/2TWvwsaB0Z
— 🅒🅞🅛🅞🅢🅢🅤🅢 #MR_MARVEL (@truecolossus) May 7, 2019
— Victoria Brownworth (@VABVOX) May 8, 2019
This is performance art, right? https://t.co/Rg6osD5x5P
— David Corn (@DavidCornDC) May 7, 2019
Your husband refuses to return the kids he kidnapped https://t.co/AvSGafI0tg
— LOLGOP (@LOLGOP) May 7, 2019
‘encouragement, kindness, compassion’ pic.twitter.com/U65bd5Z8yN
— 🅒🅞🅛🅞🅢🅢🅤🅢 #MR_MARVEL (@truecolossus) May 7, 2019
Who wants to tell her? https://t.co/rtnCruifPK
— Randi Mayem Singer (@rmayemsinger) May 8, 2019
Once again, that she can even stand up there and utter this bulls**t while her husband is who he is, his policies are what they are, the people he hires are who they are, is a reminder of how well Orwell predicted our times
— Cliff Schecter (@cliffschecter) May 7, 2019
As much as any of Trump’s tweets, this is trolling. https://t.co/yd0L10VQWS
— Steve M. (@nomoremister) May 7, 2019
I’d be happy to join this movement if it wasn’t a cynical attempt to cover for Trump’s malicious fuckery. https://t.co/GDSaI4UhjT
— Bob Cesca (@bobcesca_go) May 7, 2019
Melania Trump is the most useless First Lady in recent American history.#BeBest is not a national campaign to promote kindness. It’s a punchline.
Melania has no interest in this job and never has.
I can’t believe this press event even got coverage. pic.twitter.com/F3F8wubEBT
— Russell Drew (@RussOnPolitics) May 7, 2019
Satire is truly dead……. https://t.co/HD8hIn3VxS
— Niknam Hussain (@niknamH) May 8, 2019
Her “program” is what exactly? A few slogans? An annual anniversary speech w/a homemade sign? Is it an actual thing, like is it discussed in schools?
— nanafordems (@AnneRutt) May 8, 2019
YOU get an irony! YOU get an irony! YOU get an irony! EVERYONE GETS A FREE IRONYYYYYY! https://t.co/bW5LgGuldf
— Chris Gassen (@CJGassen) May 8, 2019
Hahaha! Oh really?!? How about you ask your husband to join you in your ‘commitment’. Clearly he does not know or understand, empathy or kindness. He is a terrible human being; you are just as terrible. BE BETTER https://t.co/kNq4uBd31V
— Jennay!🤘🏻 (@JennMayhem13) May 8, 2019
sarcasm from the White House https://t.co/q6oxki1qEG
— This Isn’t Normal (@billlm) May 7, 2019
Whispers: The bullying is coming from inside the house…
— Tarz (@TheyCallMeTarz) May 7, 2019
Whether she is simply clueless or fully aware of her hypocrisy … she is responsible and accountable for rubbing salt in the wounds created by the person she chose as a husband. #WednesdayMotivation #WednesdayWisdom https://t.co/tOACHDmbvF
— Thomas (@Rom_TAlan) May 8, 2019
Why is she speaking on the lawn when he’s back in the residence? https://t.co/adbATPcOpS
— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) May 7, 2019
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‘Too Many Middle Fingers to Count’: Protestors Greet Trump on His Way to NH Rally With ‘One Fingered Salutes’
President Donald Trump is traveling to New Hampshire Friday evening where he will hold a short rally then head back home to the White House.
As the presidential motorcade made its way to Joint Base Andrews to board Air Force One the White House press pool released some very descriptive details.
Most press poolers try to capture the scene wherever they go, delivering descriptions including information about the weather, sometimes what the president is wearing, if there are supporters or protestors and what they’re doing.
This particular scene apparently offered a large number of details.
“The president’s motorcade moved down Pennsylvania Avenue on a route that took us past throngs of protesters who are presumably here for the events marking the anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington,” the pool report reads.
“Many of the protesters along the avenue greeted the motorcade with raised middle fingers,” it notes.
“There were far too many middle fingers to count. Several of the peope in the crowd opted to raise both of their middle fingers in a double barreled one finger salute,” it continues. “Some of the protesters waved signs. A few that were clearly legible read ‘BLM’ and ‘BLACK LIVES MATTER.’ One man’s sign that was visible from the motorcade said, ‘WHITE SILENCE = BLACK DEATH.'”
Just filed a rather unusual pool report – "One fingered salutes along Pennsylvania Avenue." pic.twitter.com/PvwcjoFGsO
— Hunter Walker (@hunterw) August 28, 2020
Eric Trump Mocked for Tweeting Image of Ghislaine Maxwell With Clintons — When His Dad Hung Out With Her Repeatedly
On Thursday, following the arrest of former Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell, Eric Trump posted a picture of Maxwell at Chelsea Clinton’s wedding.
Birds of a feather… pic.twitter.com/4rBugxJGxc
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) July 2, 2020
He was immediately deluged in scorn from social media, as commenters reminded him of all the pictures of Maxwell with his own father.
Does the president's son not know that there are photos of Donald Trump with Maxwell?
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) July 2, 2020
Turds of a feather. pic.twitter.com/iIOpM5rMfw
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) July 2, 2020
— Nary Trump (@unRealMaryTrump) July 2, 2020
it's like it's eric's first day on earth. pic.twitter.com/W8ZVFZj3oz
— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) July 2, 2020
Birds of a feather….. pic.twitter.com/gv8JzcYqY0
— Mom,Veteran,Consumer💙 (@Nikluk) July 2, 2020
— Janet Johnson (@JJohnsonLaw) July 2, 2020
Nice try. pic.twitter.com/LFzqj2OM3D
— YpsiGal🇺🇸 (@YpsiGal) July 2, 2020
— Paul the other one, it's got bells on it. (@paulcshipley) July 2, 2020
— Travis View (@travis_view) July 2, 2020
— File411 (@File411) July 3, 2020
— Jughead (@Jughead1994) July 2, 2020
‘How to Second Term’: Sarah Cooper Drops Latest Trump Lip-Sync Video – Goes Viral in Minutes
Sarah Cooper, the brilliant stand up comedian whose lip-sync clips of her parroting President Donald Trump have elevated her to star status has just dropped her latest video – and it immediately went viral.
Called, “How to Second Term,” the video shows Cooper playing both Fox News host Sean Hannity and the President. The script is from Trump’s disastrous response to Hannity’s simple question from Thursday’s interview, when he asked Trump what his priorities for a second term would be.
Trump had no answer, which has been a big story for nearly 24 hours now.
Cooper’s video was posted to Twitter at 5:10 PM Friday. By 5:30, just 20 minutes later, it’s been viewed more thsan a quarter of a million – 263,000 – times.
Watch, and enjoy:
How to second term pic.twitter.com/WTuH277sUA
— Sarah Cooper (@sarahcpr) June 26, 2020
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