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TOPIC: Melania Trump hating

Melania Trump hating 13 Nov 2016 23:35 #10946

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I've noticed a lot of Melania Trump hating in the media recently. I do not like Donald Trump being the president elect. I disagree with many of his policies . I cannot stand the way he talks about women and how many of his comments were racist. After Bernie dropped out of the election, my full support went to Hilary. However, the rude words being said about the soon to be first lady really bother me. I don't think that she deserves this criticism. In my opinion, she has seemed to avoid the public light often since her husband started his campaign.

I think the Melania is not a bad person. I don't agree with attacks on her. She has been objectified so many times and it really seems to me that she did not have a full knowledge of what she was getting into. I don't think she understood the gravity of her husband running. I think it must have been really difficult to hear the things her husband said and to be faced with the video that was posted of him degrading women. Many people say "well she married him." Yes she did.

I don't think it would be easy to have your marriage so much in the public eye. I think it would hurt and I also think she is really strong for continuing to march on. I also think in general if we want to send an anti-sexist message it starts by not critizing the first lady. We need to show her the respect she deserves and get off her back. Its not fair to place the woes of this election on her when in my opinion she did not have much choice in the matter.
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Melania Trump hating 14 Nov 2016 20:28 #10955

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I love this and completely agree! Thanks for the post.
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Melania Trump hating 20 Nov 2016 21:15 #11008

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You make a good point that it is not fair the Melania is being "dragged" on social media because she is now the First Lady of the United States, yet some of the comments are coming from frustration in the election results, and what her position means to the nation about women in society. Whether Melania likes it or not, she is in the public eye, and some comments will be nice and some will be heartbreaking, but that is the way life is in a public role. Michelle has had terrible things said about her throughout her time as First Lady, and has handled it with grace. Melania will now have to do the same, and I'm sure with time her stylists will put her on front pages of magazines and call her beautiful, a treasure, etc. . In addition this is no different than what female public figures deal with on a regular basis via social media. It's hard to be a woman because people will always have a negative thin to say about you, but there will be positive comments as well.
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Melania Trump hating 09 Dec 2016 15:51 #11199

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I completely agree with your response! While she is in the public eye, it is still unfair and sad to know that she is being criticized and attacked because of her husband. I am not a fan of Trump whatsoever but it must be uncomfortable and scary for Melania to be in the public eye under a different kind of lens. Just like you, I wonder how she must feel having a husband like Trump and dealing with all the consequences of his action and comments. I don't think she is a bad person and I hope that rather than criticize her because of her husband, people direct their attention to rational critiques of other issues that actually matter such as Trump's policies.
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Melania Trump hating 10 Dec 2016 22:48 #11212

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I completely agree with everything you said. I also don’t like Donald Trump and his policies but I would never attack Melania because I disagree with Trump. She has nothing to do with the way he talks, his character or policies so I don’t understand why people are on the attack. She can’t control what her husband says. If people are mad at Trump, then comment about him and what they don’t agree with but don’t insult her or their son Barron who I also feel bad for. She hasn’t really been in the public eye until now so I’m sure she doesn’t know how to handle all the negative comments towards her. The best she can do is to ignore them, like our current First Lady has been doing, and hopefully keep her promise in helping eliminate cyberbullying.
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