Doesn't she know that Anna Karenina is about a wealthy woman who becomes dissatisfied with her privileged life, cheats on her political husband, and then meets a tragic end?
As a matter-of-fact, I suspect she does know that.
Don't you, dear writer, know that fictional works are fictional?
And that one can appreciate a piece of art without personally associating with it?
Or are you just absolutely terrible at satire?
(Just a question: when you think about the fact that you're a real journalist who now writes about the things a presidential candidate's wife pins online, do you die a little inside?)