Why everyone’s talking about Melania Trump’s jacket

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    When I first saw pictures of Melania Trump wearing a jacket that says ‘I really don’t care, do U?’ to visit an immigrant children facility in Texas, I thought it was the work of a satirical site like The Poke or The Onion (hilarious time-wasters BTW).

    But no, they’re all real. The FLOTUS (First Lady Of The United States) wore this Zara jacket, sans irony, to visit children separated from their immigrant parents, following the White House‘s zero tolerance policy that has been much talked about this week.

    According to Marie Claire US, whilst there, Melania said, ‘I would also like to ask you how I can help these children to reunite with their families as quickly as possible’, seemingly without seeing the irony of wearing a jacket that says the opposite of caring.

    To put things into context, more than 2,300 children were separated from their families between mid-April and early June in the US.

    Naturally, people had lots to say about this on Twitter.

    Melania and her team were quick to deny any subliminal message, with a spokesperson saying, ‘It’s a jacket. There was no hidden message. After today’s important visit to Texas, I hope this isn’t what the media is going to choose to focus on.’

    Of course, Trump waded in on the subject, saying the jacket was more of a statement against ‘fake news’.

    You’d think after a fashion faux pas like this, Melania would’ve ditched the jacket, however she put it back on when she returned from her visit to Texas. Sigh.

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