Social networks and mainstream media are abuzz over a newly-created Hillary Clinton Christmas tree “angel topper”, which is being sold by a British non-profit organization called, unironically, “Women To Look Up To”.
The company writes:
“Every Christmas we place a ‘Topper’ made of no more than plastic and glitter on top of trees. For many, she has lost her meaning, which is why Women To Look Up To have created a range of modern female role models to place on top instead.”
Each angel is 3D-printed in the U.K., apparently inspired by the need to “update the old Victorian tree-topper for something more modern and relevant”, according to PopSugar magazine.
The Hillary Clinton Christmas ornament, which comes fitted with angel wings and a white pantsuit, bears the following description:
“The most presidential of tree toppers. 3D sculpted in her iconic power suit with angelic wings.
3D printed to order with pinpoint accuracy, with a simple wire tie threaded through holes on her back to safely secure to your tree. She’s the First Lady of Christmas Tree Decorations.”
The company behind the “angels” describes itself as a brand that is shining a light on modern female role models. They claim they have created a series of decorations that will allow you to look up to supposedly “badass women” atop the tree, including “women leading politics, culture, business, who are worthy of wings”.
The selection so far includes popstar Beyoncé and tennis player Serena Williams, with the Hillary Clinton angel the most recent addition at a hefty $108 plus international shipping.
PopSugar magazine describes the models as “symbols of hope”, which are designed to further female equality.
In truth, failed presidential candidate and “symbol of hope”, Hillary Rodham Clinton, was described by the Washington Examiner as “an architect of failure when it comes to national security and international relations”. As First Lady of the United States and Secretary of State she became embroiled in numerous scandals.
She was repeatedly accused of intimidating alleged female victims of her husband’s sexual abuse into silence. Her disastrous decision to support a revolution led by the Muslim Brotherhood to overthrow President Gaddafi in Libya enabled the arming of terrorist groups, tens of thousands of casualties, the brutal murder of the American ambassador in Benghazi, an avoidable civil war and the eventual collapse of the Libyan economy — resulting in a failed nation-state which has been largely blamed for the ongoing European migrant crisis.
Clinton’s decision to set up a private email server and network for herself, her family and close aide Huma Abedin, resulted in an FBI investigation into whether she had violated the Espionage Act of 1913 by allowing national defense information to be “lost, stolen, abstracted, or destroyed” through “gross negligence”. When the then Secretary of State realized she was under investigation by the FBI, with the help of her aides she permanently deleted tens of thousands of emails with a software application called “BleachBit”.
In spite of this and myriad other accusations against her, the mainstream media establishment failed to recognize how deeply unpopular Clinton was as a presidential candidate prior to the election last year.
If, however, you still wish to order a Hillary Clinton Christmas tree angel decoration, shipping to the United States takes between 5 and 7 days. As the tree-topper is custom made, the turnaround for each order is typically 15 days.
The company also accepts custom requests, so if you have a particular “woman to look up to” – perhaps someone less controversial – that you wish to sit atop your Christmas tree this year, you should contact them fast.
Tucker is a foreign correspondent and media analyst for Not Liberal.