Ivanka Trump was booed at a panel in Germany on Tuesday when she described her father, President Donald Trump, as a “tremendous champion of supporting families.”
Tough crowd, and ze feel good buzzwords, zey do nothing!
“The German audience is not that familiar with the concept of a first daughter. I’d like to ask you, what is your role, and who are you representing, your father as president of the United States, the American people, or your business?” pointedly asked Miriam Meckel, serving editor-in-chief of German newspaper WirtschaftsWoche, in her opening question.
“Certainly not the latter, I’m rather unfamiliar with this role as well,” Ivanka Trump responded, apparently taken off-guard. Trump went on to describe her own aspiration to influence “positive change” through her new role as a presidential adviser, proceeding to affirm what she called her father’s “advocacy.”
As the crowd hissed in reaction, Meckel proceeded to roast Trump on the president’s attitudes and his conduct toward women. President Trump has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple women and was infamously caught on tape bragging about groping women with impunity. However, Ivanka Trump continued to defend her father, even as the audience laughed.
Her defense was the standard Relative/friend of the suspect defense.
I’ve certainly heard the criticism from the media, and that’s been perpetuated,” she continued. “As a daughter, I can speak on a very personal level. I grew up in a house where there was no barriers to what I could accomplish beyond my own perseverance and tenacity. That’s not an easy thing to do, he provided that for us.”
So if a woman or girl doesn’t want tRumpledthinskin to insult or assault her, all she needs to do is make sure she’s his daughter named Ivanka. Hop to it you slackeresses!