The First Lady, Melania Trump, flew with POTUS to Texas today to visit those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Since they were visiting victims of a natural disaster, you would expect Melania to wear something sensible, like sneakers, flats, or heaven forbid, galoshes. That assumption turned out to be very wrong.
Here are President Trump and the First Lady boarding their flight to Texas.
Melania took the term flood pants a little too literally this morning when she picked out her outfit. She paired high-waters with sharp black stilettos for her trip to the flood zone.
Heels are a bad option even for a small amount of rain, and these are at least four inch, black leather spikes.
Melania’s choice fueled a lot of backlash on Twitter.
People called her out for seeming aloof and disconnected from the tragedy.
We’re not sure what you should wear to visit someone who has suffered a horrific accident, but these heels are probably not it.
They also called her out for being out of touch.
She seems pretty removed from the people suffering here.
This is a common theme.
But did we really expect her to be “in touch” with all of us, anyway?
Twitter had some possible explanations…