In addition to the strange nod to the funeral urn, First Lady Melania Trump broke with tradition this year with White House Christmas decorations, choosing rather normal green trees with red and gold ornaments instead of blood-red foliage or a Shining-feeling ghost. white branches of previous years.
The theme presented this Monday was “beautiful America,” inspired by Americans ’“ common recognition of our traditions, values, and history ”.
The New York Times stated that aesthetics are “remarkably normal”. Mashable reported that the decorations were “okay”.
The Associated Press reported that workers at a coronavirus epidemic that killed more than 266,000 people in the United States and infected more than 13 million people were identified with a Christmas tree dotted with handmade ornaments in the Red Hall. other decorations around the salon.
About 125 volunteers from across the country used 62 trees, 106 wreaths, garlands over 366 meters, more than 3,200 strands of light and 17,000 bows to decorate the 132-room White House over the Thanksgiving weekend.
But Trump’s unique Christmas home decor brand hasn’t been completely missed this year. The annual Gingerbread White House featured the Rose Garden for the first time – the venue for the White House superspreading event where Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination for the Supreme Court was announced.
Later, both Donald and Melania Trump and their son, Barron, showed the virus to be positive.
The Rose Garden, according to the White House, was taken because the first lady recently renovated the garden.
In the lining of the Eastern Colonnade, black ships holding foliage from all the states and territories of the United States compared the funeral urns.
Monday’s premiere of Christmas decorations came weeks after Melania Trump was heard in obscene words on a sound recording when she complained about the pressure to decorate for the holiday last time.
The July 2018 conversation was recorded by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff and shared with CNN, who was fired from the White House earlier this year.
On Monday, # MelaniaHatesChristmas trend on Twitter.
The first lady raised an eyebrow at her earlier Christmas decisions. In 2018, the decorations included 40 all-red trees, for comparison Margaret Atwood The Maid’s Tale.
In 2017, the east wing was lined with spooky white branches illuminated from below. The look inspired Internet users to use Photoshop the Babadook, Dementors From Harry Potter and Jack Nicholson from the Glitter under the barren arch.