Things That Make You Go Hmmm: Conway’s “American” Revolution

Kellyanne Conway departs for a church service before the 58th Presidential Inauguration in Washington
Kellyanne Conway, advisor to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, departs for a church service before the 58th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

This is just one of many, many significant images from the past week, but it’s one that really bothers me, for small reasons that are indicative of a larger situation.

Kellyanne Conway described her Inauguration Day outfit as “Trump revolutionary wear.”

And media outlets quickly picked up on the fact that Conway’s tricolor coat was a Gucci ready-to-wear design that cost $3600, but no one seems to have looked more deeply into its back-story.

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