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Ivanka Trump Tweets She’s “En Route to the Hague!” and Please Just Let Us Have This

John Bolton, US National Security Advisor, and Ivanka Trump leave 10 Downing Street.

Following her UK trip where she got to play both princess and diplomat, Ivanka Trump is headed to the Netherlands. She’s likely referring to her participation in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, but that wasn’t how she phrased it.

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For the unfamiliar, the city of The Hague is home to and often used synonymously with the U.N.’s International Court of Justice as well as the International Criminal Court, where, among other things, war crimes and crimes against humanity are tried.

As you might image, Twitter had some thoughts.

Okay, no, obviously Ivanka Trump isn’t standing trial (any time soon) and the U.S. doesn’t recognize the authority of the ICC criminal court anyway but none of that is the point. The point is, let us dream.

Because honestly, she and her whole family deserve an extended stay there.

Ivanka Trump is either amazingly obtuse or she’s stealthily trolling us. I don’t really care which it is because my opinion remains the same. In the words of someone close to her,

(image: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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Vivian Kane (she/her) is the Senior News Editor at The Mary Sue, where she's been writing about politics and entertainment (and all the ways in which the two overlap) since the dark days of late 2016. Born in San Francisco and radicalized in Los Angeles, she now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she gets to put her MFA to use covering the local theatre scene. She is the co-owner of The Pitch, Kansas City’s alt news and culture magazine, alongside her husband, Brock Wilbur, with whom she also shares many cats.

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