The first lady encouraged her 9.8 million followers to embrace the annual Feb. 17 celebration of compassion by testing “the power of kindness.”
I encourage everyone to test the power of kindness on #RandomActsofKindnessDay. It’s an opportunity to teach our children the importance of taking care of one another.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) February 17, 2018
“It’s an opportunity to teach our children the importance of taking care of one another,” she wrote.
Some people reacted positively, but the majority of respondents hit back by suggesting she give the same message to her husband, President Donald Trump. A sampling of the replies are below:
Don’t tell us, tell Donald, who would rather insult people than help
— Khary Penebaker (@kharyp) February 17, 2018
Just encourage your husband and we will be alright.
— Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) February 17, 2018
You must be joking about this, how about you start your anti-bullying campaign? And I know just the place to start…can you guess? Here is a little hint:??
— Erica J. Simpson ? ?? (@Simpsioni) February 18, 2018
Start with teaching your husband to give up his NRA money and start doing something about gun control. That would be a kindness for our kids.
— Marjie Cunningham (@missmarjiec) February 17, 2018
Can you take the phone away from your husband so he can’t Tweet hateful BS? Thx!
— Linda Childers (@lindachilders1) February 17, 2018
Please teach this to your own household first.
— Lynda Steward (@lyndastew) February 17, 2018
Act of kindness? Is Melania for real?hello?McFly.. @FLOTUS -Melania, you are married to the most vengeful being ever. What does that say about you? Do us an act of kindness and tell the FBI what you know.
— L west (@Lwestmoreland17) February 18, 2018
Tell your husband to show kindness to our kids by passing sensible gun law to prevent shooting at schools – #dosomethingaboutgunnow#
— Amos Okafor (@amyiyke) February 18, 2018