Bernie Sanders must vacuum the inside of his Subaru and swing by the co-op for a carton of milk later, OK?
The impartial Vermont senator arrived at Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday sporting a easy winter coat and mammoth mittens whereas toting a Manila envelope.
The look was a sensible one for the frigid January climate, but it surely additionally made the act of going to the historic occasion seem like it was simply one other errand Sanders wanted to tick off on his to-do checklist for the day.
For that motive, the senator’s ensemble grew to become an instantaneous hit on Twitter.
According to a tweet by Ruby Cramer, a BuzzFeed News political reporter, Sanders’ oven-mitt-like mittens supply yet one more layer of simple practicality.
Apparently, the mittens have been made by Jen Ellis, a trainer from Essex Junction, Vermont, who gave them to Sanders over two years in the past “and was surprised when he began wearing them on the campaign trail.”
“They are made from repurposed wool sweaters and lined with fleece made from recycled plastic bottles,” Cramer tweeted.
And in case you’re curious, Sanders himself weighed in on his wise fashion on the inauguration, telling CBS News’s Gayle King:
“In Vermont … we’re not so concerned about good fashion. We want to keep warm.”
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