First Lady Melania Trump's anti-bullying efforts are ongoing, and her "be best" efforts have now extended to Twitter, where she was recently "convinced now more than ever that teaching healthy online behavior is crucial to securing a safer future for our children."
There was, of course, a glaring problem with her statement.
Her husband, President Donald Trump, is one of the biggest Twitter bullies on our planet.
Statement from @FLOTUS this morning, via White House pool report: “I am convinced now more than ever that teaching… https://t.co/XXzAyrDFkY— Carla Marinucci (@Carla Marinucci)1582134990.0
@essenviews Define “healthy online behavior” Melania. Please enlighten us!! As Im confident that we are not only NO… https://t.co/XhIWHvgN9r— Sara Downing (@Sara Downing)1582184629.0
Thousands of people online leapt on Melania for her hypocrisy.
Is this woman really serious? Hard to tell since the most unhealthy behavior online is coming from inside her hom… https://t.co/D290Exnt6V— Steven Diaz (@Steven Diaz)1582174012.0
@FLOTUS how can you say this with a straight face when you are married to the worst bully and most disrespectful… https://t.co/7idoaO5bJL— Deborah Larsen (@Deborah Larsen)1582168950.0
@MELANIATRUMP is a hypocrite, marrried to a hypocrite. She gets no credit for this. https://t.co/KSanlNG8Lb— Sonya007 (@Sonya007)1582158812.0
If there's one family that ought to do some self-examination before calling on others to be better, it's the Trumps.
https://t.co/yIuSIFp5wX "I am convinced now more than ever that teaching healthy online behavior is crucial to sec… https://t.co/BgcD7IMqnd— Dan Fantastic (@Dan Fantastic)1582139714.0
@essenviews Yo, Melania—“Teaching healthy online behavior” should start at home!— BronMason (@BronMason)1582166442.0
Perhaps Melania's anti-bullying campaign is aimed at one person in particular?
There are times I wonder if FLOTUS Be Best campaign is directed at POTUS. With her latest speech about retweets and… https://t.co/uEiuQzAxzK— Original Hil (@Original Hil)1582160243.0
I guess she is not following him on Twitter! https://t.co/xoVGkRXS9U— Rhona (@Rhona)1582221255.0
Others couldn't help but laugh at Melania's bold-faced call for civility.
😂🤣😂I can’t 🤣😂🤣stop laughing! Melania 🤣🤣 is delusional to continue 😂🤣😂 to advocate for “teaching healthy online beha… https://t.co/rQKXVokFzH— Carol Murray (@Carol Murray)1582217352.0
I believe the proper psych term is “cognitive dissonance,” the state of having inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or a… https://t.co/4JYqnlaIOV— Eden Sarbanes (@Eden Sarbanes)1582217555.0
The first lady could significantly reduce the amount of online bullying in our country by changing the password to her house's WiFi.
.@flotus The tweets are coming from INSIDE THE HOUSE https://t.co/ehh6b1rx1f # via @HuffPostPol— Mikee G (@Mikee G)1582213581.0
Melania Trump Hails ‘Healthy Online Behavior' And People Can't Handle The Hypocrisy #SmartNews @FLOTUS … https://t.co/wsKhhakl4v— Facts Matter (@Facts Matter)1582212965.0
Sadly, the internet's clapbacks will likely have no effect on the President's continued bullying of his own people.
Lmaooooo. Dang Melania! Do we have access to different internet’s?#yourmanisatrainwreck #throwhisphoneinthetoilet https://t.co/TYgV8gDXKx— RobertaRude (@RobertaRude)1582220367.0
@HuffPost Hypocritical, best find another cause . Your beloved husband is the worst role model ever for "online be… https://t.co/anmty5amJy— @asw2belle (@@asw2belle)1582205349.0
Sorry, Melania, your effort to "be best" likely won't be making it past the front door.