The topic of Melania Trump’s happiness is a fraught one, but here’s what we definitively know: Her face rarely makes it seem like she’s enjoying herself. Sorry, but it’s true!
So it’s striking to see what looks like a real, genuine smile—spreading across her face for what must’ve been several minutes, at least!—during the first lady’s ongoing tour across Africa.
That feeling when you remember your shithead husband is some 7,500 miles and an 18 hour plane ride away:
Look at her naked glee watching these elephants being fed in Kenya!
Even the reporters who cover Melania say this is a new level of joy, never before glimpsed in public. Meanwhile her life partner is making news for doing that embarrassing thing with the toilet paper on your shoe but in front of the entire world.
Here’s one last one, the face of a woman without a care in the world (for a fleeting moment).
Should a woman married to a crypto-fascist deserve to be smiling at all?? Again, not the point of this post!! Should we take these photos as evidence that Melania is not, in fact, dead or been replaced by a replicant of some kind? I’ll leave you to judge.