Unbelievable: Melania Trump Just Tweeted About the Legacy of Be Best

It is tradition for each First Lady to pick a cause they feel deeply about. For Nancy Reagan, it was waging a war against drug abuse. For Michelle Obama, it was creating initiatives for children to exercise and eat healthier foods.

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When Donald Trump first took office, Melania Trump announced that she wants to combat bullying. The idea was hilarious for a number of reasons. Firstly, her husband frequently acts like an obnoxious bully on social media. Secondly, Melania Trump doesn’t seem to care about children who aren’t her own.

The initiative, predictably was an abject failure. Unlike the charities of other First Lady’s, Be Best rarely had events or even outlined their mission statement. Still, on Friday morning, Melania Trump felt to need to tweet about the charity’s legacy.

The First Lady wrote, “As the legacy of #BeBest comes to a close at the White House, we must continue to give a voice to our Nation’s children & the issues that impact their lives. It’s the values & spirit of the American people that inspired Be Best & it’s those values that will carry on its mission.”

A May report on Be Best revealed that it had failed to hit any of its goals. The White House responded to that report saying, “Over the past two years, Be Best has played a major role in spreading awareness, highlighting successful programs and acts of kindness, and encouraging public-private sector relationships to help children overcome the struggles they face every day.”


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