Melania Is Trapped In The White House, Says France’s First Lady – HuffPost

I have always wondered how much of a real conversation a wife or husband has with their spouse about running for president. The ego it takes for someone to believe that they are smart and wise enough to become the leader of the Free World seems like a person hard to have a rational discussion with. I’m not saying Presidents are bad people, on the contrary. I just believe that many of the spouses have been dragged into their position because of the love they have for their mate. Even high-profile women like Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy or uncomfortable in the guise of first lady.

Melania Trump has a heavier burden to carry than most. Her husband is unpopular and the discrepancy in the way they look together makes their marriage scene unusual. But it’s not our place to decide whether or not a couple should be together, that is their decision and a very personal one at that.

So as much as I cannot stand her husband, I respect Melania Trump. She has said provide much for her adopted country.

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The White House asked to borrow a van Gogh. The Guggenheim offered a gold toilet instead – washingtonpost.com

What a slap in the face to the first couple. The Guggenheim refused to give them a van go for their private quarters instead they offered a golden toilet. Maybe that’s the new award they should give out to Trump every year, a golden toilet.

Perhaps the Guggenheim looked at it Trump’s past borrowing history and thought that he may never give back the Van Gogh.

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The exhibit “America,” by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelanis, was a fully functional gold toilet displayed at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. (Reuters)