Remember Melania Trump’s misplaced outrage when her son Barron’s name was mentioned at the impeachment hearings?
Let’s jog those Twitter memories, shall we?
A minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics. Pamela Karlan, you should be ashamed of your very angry and obviously biased public pandering, and using a child to do it.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) December 4, 2019
Fast-forward one week later, and her own husband is the one actually attacking and mocking a “minor child” on Twitter. After learning that TIME magazine named Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg “Person of the Year,” Donald Trump snatched up his unsecured cellphone and got to tweeting about the 16-year-old.
So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend! Chill Greta, Chill! https://t.co/M8ZtS8okzE
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 12, 2019
Thunberg deployed the exact same artful trolling tactic in September, changing her bio to reflect Trump’s snide tweet about her speech at the United Nations.
When your troll president gets out-trolled
— Jeff Yang (@originalspin) September 24, 2019
Trump, who the magazine named PotY after he lost the popular vote in 2016, apparently isn’t satisfied that he hasn’t won the title since, so his campaign “fixed” it for him.
When it comes to keeping his promises, there's only one Person Of The Year:
— Trump War Room (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TrumpWarRoom) December 12, 2019
What are the chances the First Lady will use her own Twitter platform to condemn the “president” for “using a child“ to “publicly pander” to his millions of hateful followers, and entreat him to #BeBest?
Don’t hold your breath.