Originally published at the Washington Examiner
A picture is worth a thousand words — maybe even 300,000, which was the dollar cost for a table at the Met Gala this year. And there’s no denying just how powerful the imagery of that evening was. This year’s Met Gala theme was “In America,” the irony of which was not lost on most of the nation: Our elected officials are increasingly more concerned about acting like celebrities than addressing the problems hurting their constituents.
The spectacle of the elites was on full display, with celebrities and politicians glammed up to excess, sans masks, making statements about “taxing the rich ” without a hint of irony — all as the working class served them, notably while wearing masks. Rules for thee, but not for me.
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