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‘She’s a Filthy Liar’: Twitter Reacts to Ivanka Trump’s Complaints About Washington DC ‘Viciousness’

First daughter Ivanka Trump was interviewed by Fox & Friends Monday morning, the latest stop in her tour to prove that she’s actually a good person.

Ivanka, who, like her self-help books, manages to speak entirely in platitudes and meaningless jargon, was asked by host Brian Kilmeade whether being in the White House was “harder than [she] thought.”

“Is it harder than you thought to stick to the things you want to do because of what keeps coming up, whether it’s the Russia investigation or something else?” he asked.

“It is hard,” Ivanka responded, “and there’s a level of viciousness that I was not expecting.

She added: “I was not expecting the intensity of this experience. But this isn’t supposed to be easy. My father and this administration intends to be transformative, and we want to do big bold thins, and we’re looking to change the status quo.”

Ivanka’s complaints about the viciousness of the presidency piqued the interest — and ire — of Twitter, where commentators pointed to her father’s remarkably vicious 2016 campaign, launched with the infamous Trump Tower speech calling Mexicans “rapists,” in which he also ridiculed a disabled reporter, encouraged his supporters to rough up protestors, and ran an insult factory through his own Twitter account (I could go on).

Previous presidents have also faced particularly vicious opposition, notably Trump’s predecessor President Barack Obama, who was the subject of a number of demeaning conspiracy theories, including the notion that he was not born in the United States (a theory Trump himself launched his political career on the back of).

Here’s a roundup of Twitter responses to Ivanka’s pleas for decency:

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