Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton pleaded with people on Facebook to lay off Barron Trump — while simultaneously using him as a political prop to call out President Trump’s policies.
Clinton, who spent much of her teen years in the spotlight while her father Bill Clinton was president, slammed widespread criticism of the 10-year-old’s behavior throughout inauguration weekend.
From The New York Post
“Barron Trump deserves the chance every child does-to be a kid,” Clinton, who often suffered for her father’s philandering during his presidency, posted on Facebook Sunday.
But, in the same post, Clinton — a longtime Ivanka Trump pal — turned political.
“Standing up for every kid also means opposing POTUS policies that hurt kids,” she wrote, drawing immediate criticism.
One social media user called her a “hypocrite” on her Facebook page, saying, “If you agree kids should not be targeted fine. Leave it at that. Otherwise collect your $600k a year and go away.”
“I haven’t seen any policies that hurt kids yet,” another person wrote. “So, why is that in this discussion? If you know something I don’t, please inform me. And yes, kids and family are off limits. None of our business.”
Some were empathetic with the former First Daughter — a longtime Ivanka Trump pal.
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