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Melania Trump's "I Really Don't Care" Jacket Became A Big Meme Because Of Course

"November is coming."

Posted on June 21, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. ET

On Thursday, first lady Melania Trump surprised everyone when she went to Texas to learn about the detention centers where young children, who have been separated from their families at the US–Mexico border, are being held.

Melania Trump in McAllen, Texas.
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Melania Trump in McAllen, Texas.

While boarding at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland for the trip, FLOTUS was photographed wearing a jacket that says "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" and people certainly took notice.

She removed the jacket before getting off the plane in Texas but was wearing it again when she returned home.
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She removed the jacket before getting off the plane in Texas but was wearing it again when she returned home.

Officially, a spokesperson for the first lady said, "It's a jacket. There was no hidden message."

Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

But really who knows?

Since we live in the Age of Meme, an image of the jacket sold by the retailer Zara was quickly altered to spread alternative messages.

The jacket was originally $39 but is no longer for sale online. But here are a few possible alternatives, as offered by people of the internet:

Alternative jacket messages considered by Melania Trump:

Some memes trolled with controversial "truths".....

you guys only hate melania because she tells you the hard truth:

....such as "Hot dogs are sandwiches"

i hate to focus on her wardrobe but the message on Melania's jacket is totally inappropriate

...and "Pineapple is good on pizza."

#Melania is NOT afraid to share her opinions

Others tried to stay focused on the politics.

Since Melania Trump's jacket said "I really don't care"... I set up https://t.co/GL1FF0KpBs Click the link and it'll take you to a site where you can donate to 14 awesome groups helping immigrants all at once. Feel free to RT if that's your jam. https://t.co/TPc4y4ZUfh

What if Melania really meant to say...

Or this.

Or perhaps she was attempting to take down capitalism with fashion!

I can't believe Melania's wardrobe choice. Bold move.

Or she was trying to convey a ~secret~ message about her husband...

Made a new coat for Melania Trump. Hope she wears it.

Or send a message to his administration...

got some heavy inspo from melania drumpf this morning #abolishICE #abolishBorders

...or maybe it could have been a message for civic engagement?

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