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Mon Dec 2, 2019, 08:51 AM

2019 Christmas Decorations at the White House




Credit where credit is due... I think it looks beautiful.

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Reply 2019 Christmas Decorations at the White House (Original post)
demmiblue Dec 2 OP
Guilded Lilly Dec 2 #1
lark Dec 2 #2
hlthe2b Dec 2 #4
Demonaut Dec 2 #6
demmiblue Dec 2 #19
GoCubsGo Dec 2 #22
FM123 Dec 2 #3
hlthe2b Dec 2 #5
Leith Dec 2 #38
Mike 03 Dec 2 #7
magicarpet Dec 2 #8
Maribelle Dec 2 #9
Merlot Dec 2 #17
Polly Hennessey Dec 2 #10
demigoddess Dec 2 #30
redstatebluegirl Dec 2 #11
NRaleighLiberal Dec 2 #12
Maribelle Dec 2 #15
NRaleighLiberal Dec 2 #20
LuvNewcastle Dec 2 #42
onenote Dec 2 #29
dewsgirl Dec 2 #13
Greybnk48 Dec 2 #14
OnDoutside Dec 2 #16
Greybnk48 Dec 2 #25
OnDoutside Dec 2 #28
Dem_4_Life Dec 2 #18
GoCubsGo Dec 2 #21
demmiblue Dec 2 #23
GoCubsGo Dec 2 #27
renate Dec 2 #41
Ilsa Dec 2 #26
Hortensis Dec 2 #24
handmade34 Dec 2 #31
Green Line Dec 2 #32
albacore Dec 2 #33
Vinca Dec 2 #34
2naSalit Dec 2 #35
LisaM Dec 2 #36
fierywoman Dec 2 #37
Pathwalker Dec 8 #45
11 Bravo Dec 2 #39
Retrograde Dec 2 #40
Farmer-Rick Dec 8 #43
NurseJackie Dec 8 #44

Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 08:56 AM

1. Yes. Demmiblue, it IS lovely.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 08:57 AM

2. Sooo much better than last years scary bloody Christmas look.

Glad she decided to do the traditional thing and stop her punking of America at Christmas. Props to whoever convinced her to act human for once.

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Response to lark (Reply #2)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:01 AM

4. Yes, for sure. She kept it traditional and for once, I am grateful

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Response to lark (Reply #2)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:02 AM

6. true, It's an "act"

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Response to lark (Reply #2)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:11 AM

19. Ah... the meme-ories!














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Response to demmiblue (Reply #19)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:17 AM

22. Planet Melania has pink air.

All the trees are red.
Lots of people die there.
No one has a care.

(My apologies to the B-52s.)

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:00 AM

3. Tasteful and quite beautiful except for one thing...

that stupid "Be Best" ornament on the tree.

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Response to FM123 (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:01 AM

5. Yup... I noticed.

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Response to FM123 (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 02:11 PM

38. It's just Scrabble pieces glued together!

Even I, the most uncreative and most uncrafty person in the West, wouldn't think that was attractive or original in any way.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:07 AM

7. A regular Winter Wonderland

How special! I'm sure they spared no expense cough with our taxes cough.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:08 AM

8. She ought to take the "Be Best" scrabble thingie...

.... put a string on it and hang it around her husband's neck. Let it lay across the lapels of his outer jacket for the world to see. Not that he could achieve such a thing, but rather to remind him not to be a royal fuck up day in and day out as he screws up America and causes irreparable damages.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:36 AM

9. Thanks to US Taxpayers ...

the extravagance of her sickening spending knows no limits, and is beyond control.

And this year we give our retired citizens, most of whom worked decades at low wages all the while faithfully contributing their share of taxes, a paltry 1.6 percent, not even half of their real cost-of-living increases in 2019.

But we promised them when we took their money they would get an increase at least covering last year's cost-of-living increases.

But then, what's a promise? More lights for the trees, more wreaths for the windows you missed in the attic and basement windows, please.

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Response to Maribelle (Reply #9)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:59 AM

17. The cost of the decorations wouldn't make a dent

Every administration decorates the White House for the holidays.

If you want an example of wasting tax payers money, look no further than golf, or the "wall".

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:39 AM

10. It is certainly better than last year.

For my taste, it is woefully overdone. Looks like a Hallmark Christmas movie gone rogue. Fully expected to see her baking cookies for the masses. Why does she have an overcoat thrown over her shoulders? When will we be rid of these people? What have we done to deserve this punishment?

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Response to Polly Hennessey (Reply #10)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 11:53 AM

30. I agree, overdone. Why do they have to have massive

number of trees per room? I don't believe any previous First Lady put that many trees per square foot in the WH before.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:41 AM

11. It is lovely, but my guess is she staffed it out, it doesn't look like her taste or his.

Nothing gaudy which is so Melania.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:44 AM

12. can I be a buzzkill? when so many Americans have little to nothing

when food stamps are getting cut and on and on...

I can't even look, because I simply can't appreciate it. I can't separate the monsters responsible from any perceived beauty. There are no positive values there. YMMV, though. Rant over.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #12)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:53 AM

15. I too am put off by the acceptance of this ...

"let them eat cake" says the queen of the white house.

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Response to Maribelle (Reply #15)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:12 AM

20. it is one of those dreaded steps in normalization. My outrage of three plus years ago is the same -

if not worse. They are all incredibly foul human beings.

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Response to Maribelle (Reply #15)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 04:39 PM

42. I thought of Versailles as well.

Of course we know how that ended.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #12)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 11:41 AM

29. were you equally upset about the decorations during the recession?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:47 AM

13. Wow, I was expecting another monstrousity like the

last couple. It is normal, unexpected.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:49 AM

14. When I see her hands and think of where they've been,

it gags me.

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Response to Greybnk48 (Reply #14)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 09:58 AM

16. What, like rubbing people up the wrong way ????

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Response to OnDoutside (Reply #16)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:26 AM

25. Sorry, I can't stand her. n/t

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Response to Greybnk48 (Reply #25)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 11:34 AM

28. No worries

That was meant to be humorous on my part !

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:02 AM

18. It is actually beautiful this year.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:15 AM

21. It DOES look nice. Too bad they had to ruin it

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by trotting that creature in the white outfit and spiky high heels throughout the video. Ick.

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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #21)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:22 AM

23. Emergency antidote:



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Response to demmiblue (Reply #23)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 11:14 AM

27. Thank you!

I really miss Bo and his family.

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #23)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 02:42 PM

41. well, that was absolutely charming!

So heartwarming!

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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #21)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:30 AM

26. And pretending she had a part in decorating by

Video-ing her sprinkling a teaspoon of snow on a tree.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 10:23 AM

24. Lovely. My best guess is she doesn't really care now and approved

one of the conventional professional designs she was offered with few changes. At least, that's how I believe I'd feel by now in the middle of all that's happening.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 12:11 PM

31. can't appreciate it



garish,... but just me and my sour mood about anything Trump

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 12:14 PM

32. Much better than last year

What's with the over the shoulder coat look she always wears? Who does that?

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 12:17 PM

33. All those trees....

... decorated with the frozen tears of the immigrant kids separated from their families....

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 12:19 PM

34. It's very pretty this year. Shame someone else isn't there to enjoy it.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 12:47 PM

35. It would be really nice if she weren't in the video.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 01:23 PM

36. She seems to really go for the monochromatic look.

I guess it's the best of the three that she's done, but I find them all as cold as ice, and completely impersonal.

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Response to LisaM (Reply #36)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 02:09 PM

37. "Cold as ice" -- yup.

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Response to LisaM (Reply #36)

Sun Dec 8, 2019, 01:26 PM

45. and very, very WHITE. Sending a message?

n/t

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 02:17 PM

39. All that white makes the former porn model look positively virginal.

Or not.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 02:39 PM

40. Lilies at Christman?

I associate them with Easter: they're a spring flower, and when I was a kid they were the main Easter decoration in our church.

Mel's (or whoever actually did the designs - I'm sure she just commissioned them) decorations always leave me cold. There's never another living creature anywhere in sight: just yards of cold, sterile, glitter - what a mannequin's idea of a festive environment looks like. This year's show reminds me of an upscale hotel lobby getting dolled up for the end of the year holidays - only slightly less inviting.

OTOH, it IS better than the previous attemps. It's still to cold and gold to be welcoming.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sun Dec 8, 2019, 01:05 PM

43. What is it with all the ice cold white?

Yeah she has added a not so bizarre tree or 2 but that hall of white is very ugly.

Then she roams around like she's in a department store all by herself, no family, no teenage son, no loving husband. If I had a Christmas like that I would hide my children at their grandmothers too.

She just has no idea about genuine normal families and how they celebrate Christmas.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sun Dec 8, 2019, 01:12 PM

44. Cold. Lifeless. Heartless. It looks like a department store, not a warm cozy home...

Cold. Lifeless. Heartless. It looks like a department store, not a warm cozy home that's filled with love and tradition and memories. She's vapid and has zero taste.

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