This week, Vanity Fair published another tell-all from a disgruntled ex-friend of a Trump.
This one was written by Lysandra Ohrstrom, a friend of Ivanka Trump’s when they were teenagers.
The Daily Mail, however, decided to pick up on one rather bizarre comment in the article to make Ivanka Trump look bad, and it completely backfired.
The Toot Heard Round the World
There is a disturbing trend right now in the media for publications to try to dig up old friends of the Trumps simply to publish dirt on them.
This recently happened to Ivanka Trump, when Vanity Fair had an old “friend” pen a tell-all article on the website.
Among the claims by Ohrstrom, she stated, “One of the earliest memories I have of Ivanka from before we were friends is when she blamed a fart on a classmate.”
Bizarre… but that is the quote that the Daily Mail decided to latch on to…
Ivanka Trump 'blamed a fart on her classmates when she was a bratty teenager' https://t.co/dFKXyGAfmF
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) November 18, 2020
It seems pretty clear this was nothing but an attempt to embarrass Ivanka, but the stunt completely backfired.
Journalism is Dead
Now, the Daily Mail is a fairly significant publication with almost 20 million followers on Facebook alone.
The fact the publication chose this childish angle did not go unnoticed…
— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) November 18, 2020
Honestly I didn't think the media could embarrass itself any more than it already had, but it found a way. Amazing. Almost inspiring, in a weird way. https://t.co/aNajb9cM8a
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) November 18, 2020
Everyone involved in this article should resign and never work in journalism again
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) November 18, 2020
Seriously, is this the depths to which journalism has fallen that it needs to report on Ivanka Trump’s intestinal issues as a teen?
God help us all.
Source: Fox News