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Mon Nov 26, 2018, 02:55 PM

Christmas decorations at the White House - in pictures

More photos at https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2018/nov/26/christmas-decorations-white-house-in-pictures

Trees made from red berries line the East Colonnade. Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters


At 18ft tall, the official White House Christmas tree is dressed in more than 500ft of blue velvet ribbon embroidered in gold with each state and territory
Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images



Baubles adorned with Melania Trump’s ‘Be Best’ initiative. The Red Room is decorated to celebrate ways in which children can excel in life
Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images



‘Be Best’ pencils hang in the window in the Red Room
Photograph: Leah Millis/Reuters



A nativity scene in the East Room
Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

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Reply Christmas decorations at the White House - in pictures (Original post)
left-of-center2012 Nov 2018 OP
Achilleaze Nov 2018 #1
notdarkyet Nov 2018 #2
onethatcares Nov 2018 #3
DFW Nov 2018 #4
Solly Mack Nov 2018 #5
lilactime Nov 2018 #6
Wellstone ruled Nov 2018 #7
area51 Nov 2018 #8
struggle4progress Nov 2018 #9
underpants Nov 2018 #10
LAS14 Nov 2018 #11
PSPS Nov 2018 #12
GeorgeGist Nov 2018 #13
underpants Nov 2018 #14
llmart Nov 2018 #15

Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 02:56 PM

1. Krappy Kremlin-themed kristmas for the KGOP republicans



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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:03 PM

2. I was thinking Transylvania.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:06 PM

3. I like the dog on the right and

where did they buy those pencils from? Is it another grift?

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Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:07 PM

4. I remember the East Wing at Christmas during the Obama years

But now? "Been away so long I hardly knew the place.......I'm back in the USSR"

And I hate to think what the buffet must consist of these days at the WH Christmas parties. Hot and cold running Big Macs and Diet Cokes, I suppose.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:07 PM

5. redrum redrum redrum

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Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:12 PM

6. Yuck. What a hideous assault on my eyeballs.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:19 PM

7. Looks more like a

messed up Target Commercial from years ago.

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Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:22 PM

8. Gah.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:36 PM

9. "I'm dreaming of a white beep-best ..."

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Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:37 PM

10. No wonder Betsy DeVos couldn't find any pencils her first day at Education

Melania's been um hoarding them

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:56 PM

12. They have the nativity scene wrong

None of the figures have a machine gun slung over their shoulder.




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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:56 PM

13. Better dead than R E D!

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Mon Nov 26, 2018, 03:58 PM

14. Gee look who's on the low ground.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2018, 04:11 PM

15. Tacky - the first word that came to my mind.

Pencils that say "Be Best" (which means nothing anyone can understand) for decoration?

Such hideous taste.

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