Yes, “Democracy Dies in Darkness”…when you are blinded by Trump Derangement Syndrome.
Sunday’s Washington Post Magazine carried a sugary article by freelancer Christina Binkley headlined “She may not acknowledge it, but Nancy Pelosi is a fashion icon.” It began with socialist Barbara Ehrenreich, who thinks Pelosi is too “centrist,” but she had to give her fashion props:….
As she strode out of the White House looking victorious in a brick-red wool coat and sunglasses, having baited President Trump into taking responsibility for the coming government shutdown, she tipped her sunglasses. Her swagger went viral. So did the coat.
“Has anybody figured what coat this is she’s wearing?” tweeted Barry Jenkins, director of “Moonlight” and “If Beale Street Could Talk,” in a thread that revealed him to be as passionate about clothing as he is about Pelosi. He wrapped up: “She knew exactly what she was doing wearing THIS coat on THIS day coming out of THAT room, placing THOSE shades on JUST so. This is diplomacy in motion, soft power wielded like a machete through the diligent, decisive act of dressing.”….
Shannon Watts, founder of the gun-control advocacy group Moms Demand Action, admires the way Pelosi’s suits often match her “killer heels” in bright tones….
…the very same Sunday Post Magazine carried a column by Post gossip columnist Helena Andrews-Dyer attacking the First Lady. It was titled “Melania Trump’s miscalculations continue.”
When she sent out photos of an event hosting children of Secret Service members in the renovated White House bowling alley in her “Be Best” branded shirts without any shot with her face in it, “It’s not just a missed opportunity, say experts; it’s a complete miscalculation of the role.”….