Melania Trump is the first, Sloven-American First Lady of the United States and wife of the 45th President, Donald John Trump. It isn’t talked about regularly that the First Lady should lead a legacy by contributing to help make progressions in society as she is also a significant member of office. Michelle Obama, former First Lady, definitely had her’s, dealing with childhood nutrition and being an advocate for education, and more so for minorities and women globally. And FLOTUSes before her had, each, their own. So what does the 45th FLOTUS have in mind for the following years?
Mrs. Trump plans to put an end to cyberbullying. In a speech given in Pennsylvania, she preaches,
“Technology has changed our universe. But like anything that is powerful, it can have a bad side. We have seen these already. As adults, many of us are able to handle mean words, even lies. Children and teenagers can be fragile. They are hurt when they are made fun of or made to feel less in looks or intelligence.”
She then states that it is “absolutely unacceptable” when children hide behind a screen and verbally abuse one another. She ends with her belief that
“we have to find a better way to talk to each other, to disagree with each other, to respect each other.”
Poor, Trump, I wish I could buy this. If it weren't for the proof that is her husband’s twitter personal tweets, his campaign rallies, I may have found this credible.
Bill Clinton, former US President, said at a Hillary Clinton campaign rally in Pueblo, Colorado, that he
“never felt so bad for anybody in [his] life as [he] did for [Donald Trump’s] wife, going out giving a speech saying, 'Oh, cyberbullying was a terrible thing.’ I thought, yeah, especially if it's done at 3:00 in the morning by a guy running for president."
If she or anyone else truly believes that she can carry on the issue of cyberbullying and fix it, given that her husband is and does as is known, it is a joke. If cyberbullying that happen to meet a full stop, it needs to be from someone who want it to end. Allowing her husband the liberty to tweet away and speak as though he cannot handle diplomacy, and then turn around tell the world she wants to tackle cyberbullying is, by definition, hypocrisy; Donald Trump’s constant antagonizing of everyone who is in opposition of him must be put to rest before becoming everyone's protagonist. My advice for Melania in order to build up her credibility and positively strengthen her reputation (if at all possible), is to find a different focus, or reform the 45th president in his entirety before continuing to pursue any further take on this important issue.