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Is Melania Trump's cyberbullying campaign genuine?

In a speech to the United Nations, First Lady Melania Trump revisited her campaign promise to end cyberbullying by calling on world leaders to teach children the importance of the golden rule. Many have accused the FLOTUS of being a hypocrite for purporting to care about bullying while defending her husband and his notorious cyberbullying antics. But others think Melania is treated unfairly—her desire to combat cyberbullying is genuine and everyone should leave her alone. What do you think?

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The first lady spoke during a luncheon at the United Nations in which she condemned bullying and highlighted the importance of teaching children "the values of empathy and communication."

"Together, we must acknowledge that all too often it is the weakest, most innocent and vulnerable among us—our children—who ultimately suffer the most from the challenges that plague our societies."
"Whether it is drug addiction, bullying, poverty, disease, trafficking, illiteracy, or hunger, it is the children who are hit first and hardest in any country. And as we all know, the future of every nation rests with the promise of their young people.”

Watch the full speech here:

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Melania pledged to focus on ending cyberbullying as FLOTUS, but critics aren't buying it. President Trump is notorious for cyberbullying his opponents, recently Tweeting a GIF of him assaulting Hillary Clinton with a golf ball. Elite Daily's Hannah Golden called out the hypocrisy of Melania's cyberbullying campaign.

Beyond influencing the president, many people have called the first lady's campaign ironic or downright hypocritical given her husband's long history of personally attacking people on Twitter.
The remarks her husband continues to make, combined with the platform's elusiveness and sluggish pace, have led many to cast doubt on what exactly will be done to help the children she purports to stand for.

When asked about the lack of progress, the first lady's Press Secretary told USA Today "Mrs. Trump is being very thoughtful when it comes to building out her initiatives," and claimed Trump valued "quality over quantity."

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But others are tired of seeing the first lady attacked. After Twitter mocked Melania for her outfit and her hypocritical message about cyberbullying, "she became a victim of the very behavior she is trying to end." Washington Examiner's Anna Giaritelli believes cyberbullying the first lady in response to her speech is unfair.

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And some one Twitter agreed the first lady doesn't deserve to be criticized.

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Still, many are appalled that the first lady continues to talk about cyberbullying despite having done nothing to address her husband's behavior.

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Is Melania Trump's cyberbullying campaign genuine?
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#MelaniaIsAHypocrite
#LeaveMelaniaAlone