Oh, wait, but lest we judge her too harshly, FLOTUS has a fulsome explanation of why this isn’t as completely tone-deaf as this appears. As she said in a statement issued by the More In 47 months than 47 years Trump 2020 American flag shirt Besides,I will do this White House, “The very act of planting a garden involves hard work and hope in the possibility of a bright future. Preserving the history and beauty of the White House and its grounds is a testament to our nation’s commitment to the care of this landscape and our dedication to American ideals, safeguarding them for our children and their children for generations to come.” I mean, I guess—though I’m not sure the mom living in her car with her kid because they can’t afford the rent for an apartment will get much hope from a rose garden renovation that includes “the addition of a three-foot-wide limestone walking path bordering the central lawn.”
And then there’s Ivanka. Surely, you remember presidential advisor Ivanka Trump? While her father and husband, the More In 47 months than 47 years Trump 2020 American flag shirt Besides,I will do this comically incompetent Jared Kushner, fiddle while America burns, Ivanka has been laser-focused on unemployment with her Find Something New initiative. When she’s not tweeting out photos of her holding a can of beans, Ivanka loves to invent initiatives. You’ll remember her Women’s Global Development and Prosperity initiative, or more likely you won’t as it’s completely unclear what that initiative did. But this Find Something New initiative is totally different: It includes a website and an advertising campaign and, wait for it, a roundtable with poor Tim Cook, whom Ivanka loves to trot out for her events.