It’s not just President Trump who is highly allergic to anything remotely associated with the successes of his sorely-missed predecessor Barack Obama.
During an interview earlier this week with Robin Roberts of ABC, former First Lady Michelle Obama revealed that the current holder of that title, Melania Knauss Trump, has rebuffed her offer of advice on how to handle the role. Mrs. Obama reportedly made the offer at the beginning of the Trump administration, but Melania has never bothered to contact her own predecessor, carrying her infamous jacket slogan of “I really don’t care. Do you?” to new lengths.
Stephanie Grisham, a spokesperson for the third Mrs. Trump explained the snub after being asked about it and fired back with an unnecessarily rude response.
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“Mrs. Trump is a strong and independent woman who has been navigating her role as First Lady in her own way,” Grisham said on Monday. “When she needs advice on any issue, she seeks it from her professional team within the White House.”
Or in other words, we don’t want anything to do with those people, we’ve got our own advisors, thank you.
Melania Trump’s spokeswoman tells me: "Mrs. Trump is a strong and independent woman who has been navigating her role as First Lady in her own way. When she needs advice on any issue, she seeks it from her professional team within the White House.” https://t.co/iEaiEh1pnb
— Caitlin Yilek (@hausofcait) November 12, 2018
Perhaps the current First Lady’s reaction of disregard for the kind and generous offer made by the person most qualified to advise her is a remnant of the haughtiness often associated with models from the so-called “Euro-trash” scene that jet set around the world with only the beautiful and wealthy people.
However, it would be completely unsurprising if Melania had simply been warned to stay away from the Obamas by her race-baiting husband who wouldn’t want to hurt his image among the neo-Nazis he considers such “fine people,” now would he?
Of course, as the recipient of a questionable “Einstein visa,” perhaps Mrs. Trump is simply so smart that she doesn’t need advice from anyone else. If so, she should consider loaning a few IQ points to her husband who surely could benefit from any additional brain power he can get.
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Original reporting by David Edwards at RawStory.