As if this whole saga couldn’t get more disturbing, today first lady Melania Trump boarded a jet to make a surprise visit to a child detention center in Texas—sporting a green jacket saying “I Really Don’t Care, Do U?
The $39 jacket from Zara would be tasteless in any context, but here it’s something like chilling, not to mention infuriating.
Was it an oversight? Mrs. Trump’s spokeswoman says so. On Twitter, Stephanie Grisham scolded U.S. media for focusing on the stylistic choice.
Mrs. Trump was not wearing the green jacket when she got off the plane in Texas, instead sporting a cream-colored ensemble.
Her tour of the federally funded Upbring New Hope Children's Shelter in McAllen, Texas, housing dozens of Central American children is a ploy to smooth out the firestorm her husband’s administration has incited over separating families and children.
Is this what it looks like to “Be Best?”
Do you think this was a tone deaf mistake, or a deliberate message?
In conclusion, here's what the president of the United States had to say on the matter: