President Donald Trump received an unusual greeting when he arrived in Louisiana on Tuesday: Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser rolled up a pants leg to reveal a sock.
But not just any sock.
Nungesser’s hosiery featured the president’s likeness, right down to a large tuft of blonde hair emerging from the patterned Trump head:
“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert broke out his impersonation of Trump as he described the socks.
“Nice socks,” Colbert cracked in Trump’s voice. “But if you really loved me, you’d get my face as a tramp stamp like Bill Barr did.”
Esquire called the socks “an abomination” and urged Nungesser to “burn them.” Splinter’s headline called them “the most pathetic thing you’ll see all day.” And on Twitter, the fashion police were out in force:
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