Melania Trump’s tweet about Black History Month backfires in a million directions

By Graham Gremore · Wednesday, February 14, 2018

We’re two weeks into Black History Month and First Lady Melania Trump has finally decided to acknowledge it.

On Tuesday, FLOTUS tweeted:

We not even going comment on the fact that she called it “National African American History Month.” Instead, we’d like to remind everyone of the time Mrs. Trump hit the media circuit to peddle the racist Barack Obama birther conspiracy.

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In 2011, Melania told Joy Behar“It’s not only Donald who wants to see [Obama’s birth certificate], it’s American people who voted for him and who didn’t vote for him. They want to see that.”

After Behar explained that Obama’s birth certificate was readily available for view on the internet, Melania replied, “We feel it’s different than birth certificate.”

Watch.

And now, the responses to FLOTUS’s Black History Month “National African American History Month” tweet…

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