There is nothing new about America’s First Family celebrating libraries, but it feels less than genuine when it comes from the family of a President who has called for the elimination of federal library funding.
Nevertheless, Ivanka Trump tweeted this message in an attempt to commemorate National Library Week:
This #NationalLibraryWeek, we honor our libraries and librarians for opening our eyes to the world of knowledge, learning and reading!
— Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) April 14, 2017
The hypocrisy was not lost on librarian, Margaret Howard who tweeted this poignant comeback:
— Miss Librarian (@Miss_Librarian) April 14, 2017
This was a bold and accurate move from one of America’s many hardworking librarians. No amount of platitudes can make up for the cruel acts of the Trump regime and the cronies who enable them.
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Sheila Norton is a writer with ten years of Capitol Hill experience. Subscribe to the OD Action email to get all the hottest news delivered right to your inbox every day at www.odaction.com