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Details emerge of Melania’s
misery as first lady

New York Post, by Laura Italiano

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/16/2017 4:57:31 AM

Melania Trump is secretly miserable as first lady, a new report claims. Private, self-conscious, and smarting from some harsh, even mocking press, Melania is “struggling with the realities of her new role and the scrutiny that comes with it,” US Weekly says in its Feb. 27 cover story, citing family sources. “This life wasn’t her dream. It was Donald’s,” a Trump family friend, stylist Phillip Bloch, told the magazine. “Truthfully, it’s a lot to cope with.” Since Inauguration Day, Melania has spent almost all her time hiding inside the “gilded cage” of the family’s lavish, $100 million Trump Tower penthouse


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Reply 1 - Posted by: coyote, 2/16/2017 5:03:00 AM     (No. 11157668)

Bull feathers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 2/16/2017 5:18:26 AM     (No. 11157669)

FAKE NEWS. Did not bother reading past the intro.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chumley, 2/16/2017 5:34:52 AM     (No. 11157676)

Agree its more fakery. She is a world class model. Spotlights are second nature to her. The desperation of the lunatics is getting absurd.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nina584, 2/16/2017 5:45:07 AM     (No. 11157681)

The Murdoch brothers strike again....fake.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: arkfamily, 2/16/2017 5:57:52 AM     (No. 11157689)

Even I believed this and I don´t, she handles herself very graciously.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: PageTurner, 2/16/2017 5:59:33 AM     (No. 11157690)

Actually, I think the story could be true. We need to think of ways to support her and make her life more bearable. She needs to be able to go out and make friends, to take care of her son, to feel comfortable, to keep her from the foulness of the rabid left. We, the people, need to find ways to help her.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 2/16/2017 6:35:36 AM     (No. 11157708)

The NeverTrumpers´ concern for his family is so touching.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Uno, 2/16/2017 6:59:25 AM     (No. 11157726)

More Fake News from the New York Dumb-As-A-Post!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lalo, 2/16/2017 7:01:34 AM     (No. 11157727)

I think #6 is right and I would not blame anyone for being miserable in that job.

As for how we could help-- wasn´t Bess Truman shy, too? Maybe there´s a book about how she coped--and/or other books about how shy people cope with public lives.

Someone here suggested praying for Tiffany and her social rejection. Maybe it isn´t a bad idea to pray for Melania even more.

Someone could also research voice.coaches who deal with accents and write to her a tactful letter explaining that they live her accent and would not change it for the world but understand she is concerned about it and give her the reference, although seems like they would already have thought of that one.

We could flood her with encouraging/kind/friendly cards and letters.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lalo, 2/16/2017 7:08:26 AM     (No. 11157730)

Correction-- ´love´ her accent.

P.S. I thought about posting this last night but declined because I had been slammed enough for one day, so thanks to OP posting.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/16/2017 7:15:21 AM     (No. 11157735)

I don´t now if this story is true, but what is absolutely true is that the hateful, vicious, vindictive Left Liberal Demonrats and the Demonrat controlled media are out to destroy every member of the Trump family and administration.

By the way, why isn´t the Mooch, "life is hell" in the White House, available to help her. The saintly O. family is always willing to tell anyone who will listen how caring they are.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hpmatt, 2/16/2017 7:17:43 AM     (No. 11157737)

I like her and want to see more of her. Would like to hear more about Slovenia, her family, Barron , etc - but all from her & the President, not from People or other Liberal sources that sneer/smear.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Rama41, 2/16/2017 7:19:10 AM     (No. 11157738)

As a result of articles like this, we can expect attacks on Melania to increase.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: abuela10, 2/16/2017 7:30:08 AM     (No. 11157754)

We have had several pretty FLOTUS but Melania is truly beautiful.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 2/16/2017 7:30:37 AM     (No. 11157756)

Nobody in the Democrat press knows anything about Melania Trump. She is a very private person. She´s extremely hard to read, given the professional training as a stone faced model. I sense she is terrified of the violence practiced by Democrats and their legions of orcs. I wouldn´t blame her if she never moved to the White House.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: avital2, 2/16/2017 7:35:47 AM     (No. 11157759)

with the Netanyahu visit she looked happy, gracious and was all smiles. if she is unhappy it didn´t show. i am sure a period of adjustment is in order - and expect her still to put her son at the top of her priorities. unfortunately her husband is probably never available to her - and that has to be difficult.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 2/16/2017 7:42:34 AM     (No. 11157766)

Harken back to anyone who said a word about Michelle Obama they were immediately identified as "racist" while the press went to the extent to complimenting her one have the perfect Black Womans butt as part of her beauty along with her perfectly beautiful masculine toned arms.

I am having more misery than the first lady just viewing the hypocrisy of the left, from the lowbrow comments by people to the stupidity of some of the liberal Press.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: alecto2, 2/16/2017 7:45:20 AM     (No. 11157770)

Go for it #10 - diverse opinions are required to irritate and challenge preconceptions.

Thanks for being here.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: CzndCitzen, 2/16/2017 7:46:33 AM     (No. 11157772)

I am dismayed and angered that the press that fell all over itself over Michelle and the girls would go to such lengths to disparage the women in the Trump family. What disgusting hypocrisy. The so called "Women´s Party" has turned into mud slinging bullies.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Bazi, 2/16/2017 7:51:03 AM     (No. 11157778)

Writer Laura Italiano, suffers from xenophobia.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/16/2017 8:08:22 AM     (No. 11157814)


Anyone who has had the slightest contact with her will be giving tell-alls to get their own names in print. Like this Bloch person.

The Post is a failing tabloid.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: judy, 2/16/2017 8:11:13 AM     (No. 11157818)

She loves her child more than DC phonies.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/16/2017 8:13:54 AM     (No. 11157825)

I don´t know how much of this is true, all I know is that Melania Trump is a beautiful woman who is unfairly treated by the jackals of the press.
There are those of us who think she is lovely, gracious and a good woman.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: jar, 2/16/2017 8:18:38 AM     (No. 11157829)

If Melania were the wife of a Dem Pres, just think of how differently she would be treated by the press.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/16/2017 8:21:42 AM     (No. 11157834)

She’ll be fine.

The tabloids will be busy bees during the next four years because the Trumps don’t fit neatly into any of their molds. They live THEIR lives. He was hired to do a job. He is doing it. She has her job. She is doing it. Both are doing their jobs well, as they have in the past.

In cities and towns across the country couples are apart for much of the time because of the husband’s business. They manage. They just don’t have to deal with nuisance nosy busybodies poking around in their lives.

The media will just have to adjust and stop being rude.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/16/2017 8:35:24 AM     (No. 11157852)

#9, my favorite story about Bess Truman has to do with a train trip Harry Truman took during his presidency.
When he returned from a long trip, Bess was quite happy to see him. And the morning after he returned, she sheepishly called the white house maintenance people with a request to fix their bed - it had a broken slat.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/16/2017 10:39:04 AM     (No. 11158086)

For a refined, elegant WOMAN, the FLOTUS spotlight shines harshly.

For a narcissistic, greedy moocher, the FLOTUS spot provides the perfect platform to receive ´your due´ from the peons.

Melania v Michelle.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dvc, 2/16/2017 11:55:44 AM     (No. 11158223)

While a bunch of lunatics treating you badly cannot be a lot of fun, I bet that this noise is pretty easy to ignore.

She brings an elegance and grace to the office that it has sorely needed in the last 8 years.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: cheeflo, 2/16/2017 4:56:30 PM     (No. 11158687)

I would imagine that neither of them anticipated the kind of blatant abuse that´s being directed toward them from all directions, and especially from former friends. Who wouldn´t struggle with that? That has got to be tough to endure.

But, I´m sure it´s a matter of degree -- I don´t think it is the life she expected.

The media characterizes her as miserable. She is a target to them, not a person.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 2/16/2017 5:40:13 PM     (No. 11158717)

Agree with #6 and #9. I hope Melania can tune out the haters.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: radrelic, 2/17/2017 10:00:38 PM     (No. 11160253)

If true the hate-filled left will trumpet their triumph unlike they received and built up Michelle, country hater until the money and acceptance started poring in Michelle?

Should be ashamed of themselves for isolating and using Alinsky tactics to make a woman miserable but that is how the left is--misogynist and racist to women and people of color that are ideologically conservative.

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(Video) - Could France elect Barack Obama president? Not really -- but that´s not stopping the organizers of Obama17, a guerrilla campaign trying to entice the former U.S. president to head to Paris. "It´s totally crazy, but the cool thing is that once you get past that, you start thinking that maybe it´s possible. Who cares that he´s not French? He´s Barack Obama," one of the campaign organizers told CNN. They´ve launched a website and they put up 500 posters of Obama around Paris last weekend, said the organizer. He asked to be identified only as Antoine. They're hoping to get 1 million people to sign a petition urging Obama to

Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez
Voted National Democratic Party Chairman

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Associated Press, by Bill Barrow    Original Article
Posted By: Lucky5- 2/25/2017 3:46:37 PM     Post Reply
Atlanta — Democrats have a new national party chairman and it´s Tom Perez, who was labor secretary under President Barack Obama. Perez won over Keith Ellison, a Minnesota congressman, in the second round of voting Saturday by Democratic National Committee members at their meeting in Atlanta. Perez gave a speech before the vote, and he said Democrats face "a crisis of confidence" and a "crisis of relevance." He pledged to "take the fight" to Trump and "right-wing Republicans." The Democrats´ power-deficit is stark. Republicans occupy the White House, run both chambers of Congress and control about two-thirds of U.S. statehouses.
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