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27/11/2018 3:18 AM IST | Updated 27/11/2018 4:31 PM IST

Melania Trump's Red Christmas Trees Conjure 'Handmaid's Tale' For Twitter Users

This is the second year in a row the first lady has been blasted for her White House Christmas decorations.

Melania Trump’s Christmas decorations have people seeing red ― literally.

The first lady posted a video on Twitter on Monday showing how the White House will be decorated this holiday season.

Put it this way: The first family’s home is, pardon the pun, in a very red state, including the trees, which have a definite crimson theme. 

The blood red trees reminded many Twitter users of one thing: “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Hulu’s dystopian drama about a society that subjugates women.

Others were reminded of a different but just as horrifying pop culture reference.

Others felt pity for the first lady.

Some tried to put a positive spin on things.

Samantha Bee appeared to be touched by the holiday spirit and made her Christmas wish to Trump.

Getting blasted for Christmas decorations is becoming a tradition for the first lady.

Last year she was criticized for holiday decorations that seemed more appropriate for Halloween than Christmas, according to Inside Edition.

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