21/03/2018 07:58 SAST | Updated 21/03/2018 07:58 SAST

Ivanka Trump Called Out For ‘Cosplaying’ As A Scientist In Latest Weird Photo Op

The first daughter’s lab pic is already a new meme.

Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, visited Iowa on Monday to promote her father's stalled infrastructure initiative.

While touring a local education programme, the White House adviser – who has zero experience in government, or science, for that matter – donned a lab jacket, goggles and a pair of gloves and conducted a "science experiment". She measured the nicotine levels in the "vape juice" used in e-cigarettes, Business Insider reported.

Trump shared images from the visit on her social media accounts:

In response, folks on Twitter blasted her, both for the meme-worthy photo-op and for making the trip despite having no experience or expertise in infrastructure, science or education: