The Corner

White House Christmas Tree: Still Hideous

This is not a shot at Obama. I thought the trees under Bush were ugly too. For some reason the White House thinks it’s a good idea to take a majestic and massive tree and drop a lit-up blanket over it. It doesn’t look like a tree, which means it’s a waste of a beautiful tree. It looks like some nodule on the way to the CPU in Tron.

Jonah Goldberg — Jonah Goldberg holds the Asness Chair in Applied Liberty at the American Enterprise Institute and is a senior editor of National Review. His new book, The Suicide of The West, is on sale now.

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