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Is There a Crumb in FLOTUS’s Most Recent Instagram?

Yesterday, we published an exploration of why the official Instagram account of our First Lady, Melania Trump, is so abysmal.

That was 21 hours ago. Thirteen hours ago, the First Lady posted an Instagram. She had eight hours to heed our tips. And yet in this most recent photo–a card wishing her husband a happy birthday, which includes the presidential seal–we’re fairly certain there’s a crumb.

Here’s the Instagram:


A post shared by First Lady Melania Trump (@flotus) on

Is this a crumb?

It looks like a goddamn crumb.

Staff Writer

Elaina Plott joined Washingtonian in June 2016 as a staff writer. She has written about her past life as an Ann Coulter fangirl, how the Obamas changed Washington, and the rise and fall of Roll Call. She previously covered Congress for National Review. Her writing has appeared in the New York Observer, GQ, and Harper’s Bazaar.