Trump’s Potential Super-Spreader Christmas Party Looks, and Sounds, Exactly as Horrifying as You’d Imagine

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December 2, 2020

By Erin Schaff/Getty Images.

Hm. Well. Okay. Alright! Wow. Here we go: The Christmas season is on at the White House and we’re packing people in for parties! Okay!! Sure!!! 

In a video shared on Facebook by Pam Pollard, a former Oklahoma Republican Party chair, which Daily Mail cut and published, a group that included Republican lawmakers gathered below a White House staircase this week as Donald Trump descended from on high. One can hear a woman yell, “We love you!” over and over as well as someone coughing up a lung in the background. It’s so dark and obvious it has to be a troll? Like someone can’t actively have a heaving dry cough and go to an indoor Christmas party at the White House with 50 or so of your closest—and I mean literally closest—friends? 

Melania Trump’s spokesperson Stephanie Grisham told The Washington Post this week that the organizers of the various holiday events at the White House would make some concessions to reality, like providing hand sanitizer and reducing guest lists. But that stuff doesn’t matter much when you mash your body up against 20 other mostly mask-less Republicans in order to get a video of dear leader before he becomes a private citizen. It’s like watching any show on television right now and seeing people just…walk…into a room and…hug…the other people in it without even a brief pause. Except these people should know better. They should know anything at all. 

Anyway, there was Trump above his simpering, sardine-like followers on the stairwell (to quote a colleague, for a man who professes to have seen and enjoyed Evita, that guy really spends a lot of time speaking down to his subjects on balconies). Trump used the opportunity to pledge that he’ll always contest the results, though he does not say whether or not he and his crack team of lawyers will ever offer any legitimate evidence of fraud. 

His exact words were, “We are trying to do another four years. Otherwise, I’ll see you in four years.” Hm, weird to issue threats over the holidays, but this is the man who is forever the business dad from all those movies—except he’s incapable of learning the true meaning of Christmas. The true meaning of Christmas is, remember, something something, love your son, something something, work less, something something, help save Santa.

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