Public figures should be well versed by now in what things they should not do when being photographed. Among them are (1) holding up a piece of paper or poster that can be easily erased and replaced with… whatever, (2) make unusual faces, and (3) wear any solid color outfit, especially green, that can be quickly altered with Photoshop and turned into a meme.
This is especially the case with anyone associated with the President of the United States, because, well…
— Izu ひhiara ☥ (@OMGStacks) January 31, 2017
Donald Trump Jr. in the Oval Office. "Father, I have logged on. Father?" pic.twitter.com/CjRqxbh6oQ
— Stephen Carroll (@StephenTweeted) March 18, 2017
when you thought you wouldn't have to stop until the next rest area pic.twitter.com/LmnxywtLSa
— man it’s a hot zone, (@Mobute) March 23, 2017
Despite all of that, First Lady Melania Trump decided to rock a solid lime green dress on stage for the Republican National Convention this week.
She obviously wasn’t thinking about the memes that would be spawned by such an easy to graphically manipulate dress because it took the internet, oh, about 14 seconds to go to work.
The internet looking an Melania's green screen dress pic.twitter.com/dmqwJpMFdp
— Adam Sheehan 🔜 V-CRX (@neumaverick) August 28, 2020
— A Late Show (@colbertlateshow) August 28, 2020
Melania's fashion choices always send a message pic.twitter.com/FvriwnX0fR
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) August 28, 2020
It was on this day that melania trump made trolling history by wearing a chroma key green dress. pic.twitter.com/WsNIQN4boT
— Rysan BLM (@FallFilms) August 28, 2020
— Monroe (@_sheateher) August 28, 2020
Green screen #1 has launched. It’s a strong first entry. pic.twitter.com/b6lPdneFp2
— Jason Kint (@jason_kint) August 28, 2020
— Yes, You're Racist (@YesYoureRacist) August 28, 2020
I thought you'd never ask. pic.twitter.com/cZWW1uxGXD
— Mike Powers (@MPsightandsound) August 28, 2020
— Bexx (@snarky_sweet) August 28, 2020
On the plus side for Melania, her dress completely distracted everyone from the fact that she appears to really hate Ivanka.
Melania doesn’t seem to like Ivanka pic.twitter.com/PyiJ3OPjTZ
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) August 28, 2020
That’s what happens when a stepmom and a daughter are both interested in the same man, and I am not talking about Donald.
— Loni Love (@LoniLove) August 26, 2019
Ivanka looks at Justin Trudeau the way I look at pizza pic.twitter.com/hGSEnr5Sol
— Good Idea Guy (@SortaBad) February 14, 2017
Keep up the great work, internet.