Actor James Woods created quite the stir last week when he made what has proved to be a spot on observation about first lady Melania Trump.
Responding to weeping late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel insulting the first lady by mocking her Slovenian accent, the outspoken conservative actor tweeted: “If the Trumps were Democrats, Melania would be on every cover of every chic women’s magazine in the world every month.”
If the Trumps were Democrats, Melania would be on every cover of every chic women’s magazine in the world every month. pic.twitter.com/yLDSkfKufT
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) April 7, 2018
The New York Post took a look at how Melania Trump is being treated and reported over the weekend that “not one American magazine has put the former model on its cover.”
The article noted that Mrs. Trump graced the cover of Vanity Fair Mexico in February 2017, but nothing in the U.S.
What a difference over how US magazines — not to mention the media — fell at the feet of Michelle Obama as if she was a goddess from Heaven above, slobbering over her every move, accentuating the positive while working hard to mask any and all blemishes.
Remember the fascination over her “tone arms?”
As The Post informs us, during former President Barack Obama’s two terms, his wife “appeared on at least 30 US magazine covers, three of which were Vogue.”
“She also appeared twice on the covers of Essence magazine, Time magazine, More magazine and Glamour magazine. Other covers included Redbook, InStyle, and Radar,” the paper reported.
Woods was quick to link to The Post story and note that magazine editors turn a “blind eye to Melania.”
Magazine editors turn blind eye to Melania https://t.co/X7cjFkbhJl
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) April 15, 2018
Of all the responses to the tweet, one stood out above all others in capturing what is at play here.
“Drowning in seething hatred, the left is a smoldering cauldron spewing poisonous wafts of venom infecting the young and unenlightened,” tweeted a social media user.
Drowning in seething hatred , the left is a smoldering cauldron spewing poisonous wafts of venom infecting the young and unenlightened. https://t.co/qLnwBUCfUD
— ❌ tonguepiercer ❌ …👅 tonguepiercer (@tonguepiercer) April 16, 2018
A recurring theme in the reactions was who is loosing out in the politically motivated snub:
— David Maierhofer (@DavidMaierhofer) April 16, 2018
Magazines are missing out by not featuring our beautiful FLOTUS. Idiots! https://t.co/O5ydgtyINt
— Melissa Farneman (@padmae02) April 16, 2018
— kbuonanno (@kbseashell3) April 15, 2018
Here’s a sampling other other responses from Twitter:
She's the one that I feel bad for she has been treated so badly. Just shows us all how evil the left really is to bash a Beautiful nice and great First Lady. AND IT'S HER BIRTHDAY https://t.co/M90ekbqEPG
— Jerry The Carpenter (@jerrybthebuild) April 15, 2018
Probably because Melania Trump's arms and shoulders aren't as awesome as Mrs. Obama. Besides, billionaires wives are a dime a dozen these days. But a "community organizers" wife, they are rare indeed.https://t.co/GqAUOG8zrz https://t.co/JHFyu3SzIy
— Jay Medina (@JayMedina) April 16, 2018
The hate on the left is palpable. Such a shame cause this lady has class. https://t.co/AXvcU6I2tR
— Marko (@MarkYanc) April 16, 2018
The absolute classless clueless magazine??? For SHAME!!! Taking everything out on OUR PRES is one thing, but the wife and kids are off limits!!! https://t.co/Q90OIOQvcA
— Diana Marie Wood (@dwood971) April 15, 2018
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