It appears nothing escapes the wrath of our divided country. This week however it is Melania Trump who has been slammed for what are being called “the Blood Christmas Trees” after she went with crimson trees that left many . . . all right . . . seeing red. It was not my cup of tree but I am so traditional that I have opposed the smallest changes in the Christmas dinner menu for five decades. The review have been scathing from comparisons to “The Handmaid’s Tale” to the “The Shining” and worse. Frankly, the red trees are not as bad as people suggest and there is a traditional tree at the end. Moreover, they are certainly not the biggest eyesores in Washington. That distinction goes to the Four Seasons were I spotted these two abominations which left you simply wishing for New Year’s Eve.
I love trees and I fail to understand why people want to dye and cover up the natural beauty of trees. However the Four Seasons secured the top distinction this year for the over-priced nightmare designer Christmas trees: