What is Moore doing?
Instead of choosing a Christmas symbol, Moore has selected none other than Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — well, a doll of the Supreme Court justice — to adorn the top of his tree.
Moore posted pictures of his tree topper to Twitter with the message: "My Christmas Tree Topper this year. Better than an angel or the star over Bethlehem. A nation of millions stand with you."
My Christmas Tree Topper this year. Better than an angel or the star over Bethlehem. A nation of millions stand with you... pic.twitter.com/QBDzeqi6Ke
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) December 22, 2018
Moore did not provide additional context as for why he selected a Ginsburg tree topper this year. However, Moore's decoration announcement came the same day it was revealed the 85-year-old justice underwent surgery to remove cancerous nodules from her left lung.
What was the response?
It's no secret that Moore is a diehard liberal whose popular films advance progressive causes. However, many found his decoration creepy.
- "Remarkably sad," one person said.
- "Even on your tree, she leans to the left," another person said.
- "Well that's disturbing," one person responded.
- "I look forward to seeing her replacement up there next year," another person added.
- "U truly need help!" one person exclaimed.
- "Creepy obsession," another person said.
Ginsburg received an outpouring of support last week, even from President Donald Trump. Unfortunately, fears of Ginsburg's ailing health are highly political due to the implications her departure from the Supreme Court will have on the future of America, namely in allowing Trump to appoint his third justice to the high court.