Trump Just Went After Greta Thunberg for Winning Time's Person of the Year, and Now Melania's 'Be Best' Is Trending for All the Wrong Reasons
Sixteen year old environmental rights activist Greta Thunberg was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year after taking the world by storm in 2019.
While congratulations for Thunberg inundated the internet, not everyone was pleased. One of the harshest—and most powerful—of Thunberg's critics was sitting in the White House.
Since her arrival on the world stage, 16 year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg has faced derision. Mocking criticism has been aimed at Thunberg's appearance, mannerisms, facial expressions, speech patterns, intelligence, mental health and her self-disclosed Asperger's Syndrome diagnosis with the majority coming from conservative men.
On Monday, in a late-night tweet, President Donald Trump decided to similarly weigh in on Thunberg. In an example of the cyber bullying First Lady Melania Trump's Be Best campaign is supposed to address, the 73 year-old President of the United States shared video of an impassioned speech Thunberg delivered at the U.N. calling out world leaders' inaction on the climate with the caption:
White House Dismisses Criticism That Melania's Coat in 9/11 Photo Features Image of Tower Being Hit by a Plane
President Donald Trump tweeted a photograph of First Lady Melania Trump and him commemorating the September 11 terrorist attacks, but a detail on the First Lady's coat is raising eyebrows.
Eagle-eyed observers noticed that the white stitching of Melania's coat resembles a skyscraper—and a button flap on top of it resembles a plane, resulting in an unfortunate resemblance to a plane flying into a tower. Not the best look for 9/11.
Trump's Press Secretary Attempted to Explain Trump's Claim That Melania 'Has Come to Know Kim Jong Un' Even Though She's Never Met Him
People were confused when President Donald Trump claimed that First Lady Melania Trump "has gotten to know" North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un well, despite the fact that she hasn't attended any of the summits Trump has conducted with Kim over the two and a half years of his presidency.
"Kim Jong Un, who I've gotten to know extremely well — the first lady has gotten to know Kim Jong Un," Trump said, "and I think she would agree with me — he is a man with a country that has tremendous potential."
The List of the Most Admired Men and Women Around the World Was Just Released, and Trump Won't Like It One Bit
Despite repeated claims by President Donald Trump about his popularity and standing in the world, the 45th President again took a back seat to the 44th. And the FLOTUS fared worse than the POTUS.
YouGov—of the United Kingdom—released their latest poll numbers regarding the most admired woman and man in the world.
Melania's Latest 'Be Best' Announcement Is Getting Dragged for Its Blatant Hypocrisy, and Everyone's Making the Same Point
A recent announcement from First Lady Melania Trump—part of her Be Best online bullying initiative—drew more outrage and backlash than praise. The official White House website issued a statement for the press and public which Trump shared on Twitter.
In her tweet, Flotus Melania Trump stated:
This Brutal Twitter Thread Documenting How Few People Came Out to Support Trump at Buckingham Palace Is Pure Schadenfreude
The crowds appeared to stay away in droves for President Donald Trump's first stop on his state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday. Londoner Damon Evans chronicled the disappointing turnout on Twitter through a series of photos and observations.
He began with a shot of the crowd lined up in front of Buckingham Palace.