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Double Standard: Was Kellyanne Conway raised in a barn? Offensive or Acceptable

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway has drawn ire and ridicule for making herself at home in the Oval Office, where she was photographed kneeling on a sofa with her shoes on.

A photo shows the Oval Office packed with representatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities — with Conway appearing oblivious to her surroundings, feet neatly tucked under her tiny frame, as she looks intently at her phone.

“@AFP such a classy way to sit in the Oval Office.. KellyAnne clearly was not taught how to sit properly in a dress…” said Twitter user @MissMaggie1971.

“Kellyanne Conway. Always a lady and showing respect for the Oval Office,” Jeremy Pond added.

The Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens added, “If Rice or Jarrett had sat like this in Oval Office conservatives would have screamed themselves hoarse for weeks. Now we own trashy.”

Conway was the first successful female presidential campaign manager in history, but lately has been caught up in various scandals, including misspeaking about the details of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s resignation and being accused of an ethics violation when she promoted Ivanka Trump’s clothing line on Fox News during an interview on “Fox & Friends.”

Frequent TV appearances have resulted in Conway emerging as a household name who is frequently mocked on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Many Conway defenders have pointed to various photos of President Obama with his feet on the desk in the Oval Office.

 

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