flores para los muertos

Melania’s murdered rose garden continues to haunt Dr. Jill Biden

Spring has sprung in the nation’s capital. And so have calls for Dr. Jill Biden to finally fix the rose garden ex-FLOTUS Melania Trump destroyed.

This morning, Dr. Biden shared a video of all the flowers blooming on the South Lawn of the White House right now.

“From the honey bees to the magnolias, Joe and I invite you to take a moment to enjoy the peace and serenity of the South Lawn in full bloom this Spring,” she tweeted.

While most people agree the flowers are gorgeous, almost immediately, they began begging Dr. Biden to please, please, please restore Melania’s murdered rose garden…

Melania famously had the rose garden, which was originally planted by Jackie Kennedy in 1962, torn out in 2019. She also had ten perfectly healthy crabapple trees removed for no reason. It was one of the few projects she actually accomplished during her short time as First Lady.

Three weeks after Melania unveiled the new garden, it had to undergo emergency repairs after the grass was badly damaged during the Republican National Convention, when hundreds of people trampled all over it.

Last April, a change.org petition received over 80,000 signatures from people asking Dr. Biden and second gentleman Doug Emhoff to fix the garden.

“We want Jill Biden and Doug Emhoff to take this on and restore the Rose Garden to [former first lady Jackie Kennedy’s] original design,” the Change.org petition said, noting that the renovations made by the Trump administration “ripped away” Kennedy’s legacy.

While you’re here, have a listen to the song “Flores Para Los Muertos” (Flowers For The Dead) from the soundtrack to the 1951 film A Streetcar Named Desire composted by Alex North…

Related: Melania breaks her silence over the whole Rose Garden fiasco and she’s pissed