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Dear Melania Trump, A Flood Zone Is Not A Runway

By Chidirim Ndeche with Agency Report 29 August 2017   |   6:00 pm

Will someone tell Melania Trump where she’s going or not?

Melania and Donald Trump

First Lady of the USA Melania Trump is making waves … for her flood fashion.

The former model always turns out elegantly, and today was no exception. Melania left the White House with her President husband for storm-ravaged Texas.

Melania’s snakeskin stilettoes

Trump was photographed walking across the White House lawn in sky-high snakeskin stilettos, part of an outfit that included tailored capri pants, an army green bomber jacket with ruched sleeves and aviator sunglasses.

“Melania over here looking like Flood Watch Barbie,” writer Maria Del Russo tweeted.

“Help is on the way, Texas! Don’t worry, Melania has her special storm stilettos,” television writer-producer Brad Wollack quipped.

Added comedian Jessica Kirson: “Brilliant idea @FLOTUS. You can pick up debris with your heels.”

President Donald Trump’s outfit would have been in line with what politicians normally wear to visit weary survivors of deadly storms: a black hooded rain jacket, khaki trousers and brown boots, but those cream coloured pants don’t look like they’re good for the occasion.

People waiting to be rescued

A wide swath of Texas is reeling from monster storm Harvey, which has killed at least six people and left large parts of Houston — America’s fourth largest city — underwater. Tens of thousands of people are packed into overcrowded shelters as authorities continue to pluck victims from rooftops.

This leaves one to wonder what kind of message a visit from a First Lady in sky-high stilettos sends to those suffering in this terrible natural disaster.

The Trumps will make stops west of Houston, including in the hard-hit coastal city of Corpus Christi.

Hopefully, they will change their outfits on the plane.


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