'Be best': Trump attacks 16-year-old Time 'Person of the Year' — and Internet asks 'where's Melania?'
President Donald Trump couldn’t contain himself any longer.
On Wednesday TIME Magazine announced its “Person of the Year,” 16-year old climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg, who has motivated countless millions to learn about and take action to combat the existential emergency the world is facing.
On Thursday the Leader of the Free World, President Donald Trump, attacked the 16 year old, who is on the autism spectrum, as having an “Anger Management problem.” He told her to “chill,” and “go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend!” Trump, who was in the running but lost, also called Thunberg being named TIME’s “Person of the Year,” “ridiculous.”
So ridiculous. Greta must work on her Anger Management problem, then go to a good old fashioned movie with a friend… https://t.co/O8CxbQbeKR— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1576153347.0
Trump’s bullying of the climate crisis activist motivated many to ask the First Lady how her husband’s actions comport with her “Be Best” campaign to battle the online bullying of children. Others asked how Republicans could be so outraged last week when an impeachment witness merely mentioned the First Family’s youngest son’s name yet here is the President literally attacking a child and from the GOP, “crickets.”
i assume all the people who were mad about the MERE MENTION of Barron Trump's name during an impeachment hearing wi… https://t.co/l8lUcQrjnZ— Elizabeth May (@Elizabeth May)1576154363.0
@maggieNYT Would Melania like to address insulting a child?? Where’s the Be Best campaign??— Nanny McPhee (@Nanny McPhee)1576157080.0
@realDonaldTrump so it’s ok to go after a kid fighting for climate protection.. but we can’t even mention Barron’s… https://t.co/PWm8h5QWWn— Mike Avila (@Mike Avila)1576155992.0
Sooooo... @realDonaldTrump doesn’t get the Time cover so he rage tweets a 16 year old?? Hey @FLOTUS; are you as f… https://t.co/4jWWNgwRqR— Kurt Geiger: "Noble" Prize Finalist (@Kurt Geiger: "Noble" Prize Finalist)1576156124.0
@jessicashortall @ron_fournier I thought attacking a minor child was horrible. Where’s Melania, the GOP, State TV,… https://t.co/lpjzCLAccf— Daily (@Daily)1576155041.0
*Be Best *Some restrictions may apply, such as hypocrisy, etc. Where's #Melania, defend this child 😬 https://t.co/nvffgzByIq— Michael Archibald @ 🏚 (@Michael Archibald @ 🏚)1576156646.0
@NickKristof All fine in Trumplandia, just don't use Baron's name to make a point. Where's Melania's outrage?! #QueenOfHypocrites— Michelle (@Michelle)1576156216.0
I thought merely mentioning a child’s name was the most severe bullying in the world? Where’s Melania now? https://t.co/NpsmZffqoK— Vicki Maskz (@Vicki Maskz)1576155907.0
@maggieNYT Btw Maggie, where’s Melania & the Christian GOP’s shock & outrage over DT naming a minor child?— CocoCrumpy (@CocoCrumpy)1576156575.0
@thehill So, where's Melania's outrage against her bullying husband for a attacking a child?? I must have missed it… https://t.co/fuFXTSh4Kr— Steve Hespelt (@Steve Hespelt)1576157033.0