Bernie Sanders has been made “attractive” — however just for Halloween to actually trigger a scare.
The attractive Bernie Sanders look, dubbed the “Trickz N’ Treatz As soon as Once more Asking Costume Set,” is being offered on the very reasonably priced worth of $85 — a price ticket that may make the frugal politician really feel the bern.
In response to the outfit’s description, the look is supposed for “you to be a viral web meme! This political chairman costume comes with a gray coat, cozy mittens and a face masks for a complete insta-worthy second.”
The costume’s idea relies on the viral photographs snapped on the 2021 Presidential Inauguration, which grew to become an immediate meme due to Sanders’ cozy mittens and imply mug.
However in contrast to Sanders’ handmade mittens, which have been knit with love by a schoolteacher, the outfit features a polyester grey coat and mittens together with a light-weight blue masks. Pants usually are not included on this sultry spinoff.
After all, Twitter had tons to say concerning the wild ensemble. “Why did they make Bernie as a scorching received e-girl costume I’m wheezing,” one stated.
One other particular person tweeted, “HOW IS THIS $85 WHEN I HAVE A COAT, MITTENS, AND NO PANTS AT HOME?!?! Bernie wouldn’t approve.”
“Bernie Sanders @ the inauguration ceremony is gonna be my Halloween costume this yr,” teased a fan of the look.
“If followers of Sen. Sanders’ mittens are on the lookout for an actual scare this Halloween, they need to see how laborious the rich and world’s greatest companies are combating to cease Congress from lastly addressing the long-neglected wants of the working class,” Sanders’ rep stated in an announcement to Vice. “I’m shuddering at my desk simply fascinated by it.”
After all, it’s not the primary Halloween costume to be altered from harmless to provocative. The identical sexed-up therapy has been given at hand sanitizer, the school admissions scandal, characters from “Toy Story,” NYC superstar Pizza Rat, mail-in ballots, Popeyes’ notorious hen sandwich and poor Mr. Rogers.