I can’t take them out of my mind. I mean, Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner. I love reading about them and I almost devour every single article I can find on the Internet about their life. It’s like a drug. There’s something about this couple that acts like a magnet. I don’t know what it is. Perhaps, it’s the halo that embraces them, like an air of power and glamour. Because they are powerful, even if we don’t like what they represent. Actually, I always talk about them as the real presidential couple of the United States and my closest friends can verify these lines!
I also know this post may sound superficial, touching the vanity that we all love, but which we don’t like to recognize. It seems we are afraid of saying out loud what we truly think.
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are the perfect example of success. Both are rich: she, as one the heiresses of Donald Trump’s 3.7 billion dollars fortune according to Forbes and as a 150 – million – dollar – businesswoman. He, as the son – and businessman – of a family with a 1.8 billion dollars fortune.
They are both well – educated, with a degree in Economics at Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania) for her, and a Business Degree for him at Harvard University. I know what has crossed your mind: of course they are well – educated, they must be with all the money they have! Well, I’m not going to say the opposite, but we all know that, sometimes, rich kids live with a fortune they haven’t earned.
In addition, they both are what I call when fashion becomes politics. “In a world of white noise and factional cacophony, a world where the first line of communication is visual, clothes are our shared language”, Vanessa Friedman, fashion director and chief fashion critic at The New York Times, wrote in one of her articles. And if we think it over, we can find how truthful this statement is, because wherever they go, Ivanka and Jared are always loved by some or deeply hated by others. No matter if we condemn Donald Trump’s daughter saying that she has used her father’s campaign and now presidency to promote her $100 million brand. At the end, we all contribute to publicize her business talking about it report after report. Oh, and by the way, whoever might think that the Obamas or the Clintons have done it differently, they are wrong. They have also been part of the American show.
Jared Kushner is known for working in the shadows. As a high-level White House advisor, Kushner works “on making a peace deal in the Middle East. He’s also working on trade deals, and is involved in negotiations with Mexico”, as we read in an article by Forward. Meanwhile, Ivanka Trump attends almost every official meeting at the White House and we have already seen her sitting in president’s chair after the visit of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau. With all my respect, I think one can tell who are the brains here.
So, do you believe me now when I say Ivanka and Jared are the true presidential couple of the United States?