Pennsylvania Democrat and pro-crime Senator-elect John Fetterman ranks as one of this year’s “most stylish” people, according to a New York Times “Styles” piece on Sunday that sparked a wave of ridicule online.
The tattooed Fetterman, 53, is known for his irreverent dressing habits in even the most formal settings, which entails shaving his head and wearing his signature hoodie sweatshirt and athletic shorts or sweat pants.
But according to the Times’ “Styles” desk, the list’s 93 winners were chosen “from an initial pool of some 200 entries submitted by Styles staff members” by editors and reporters “in meetings and video calls that were not without passionate debate.”
“Love them or hate them, all have at least one thing in common,” the piece continues. “At some point over the past 12 months, they made us talk: about how we dress, how we live and how we choose to express ourselves.”
Other public officials on the list include New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D), who has “swagger,” Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) “who has alopecia and has worn her bare scalp with aplomb.”
In response to the listing of the 6-foot-8-inch tall, tattooed Fetterman, many took to social media to ridicule the bizarre selection.
“IS FETTERMAN A FASHION ICON?” asked conservative host Sean Hannity. “Pennsylvania Senator-elect John Fetterman has been named one of NYT’s 93 Most Stylish People of 2022.” He added, “Who knew basketball shorts and hoodies were trendy?”
“Just when you think the Failing New York Times can’t sink any lower, they list Fetterman among ‘most stylish’ people,” wrote attorney Jenna Ellis. “In a culture that has zero standards, believes wrong is right, and can’t define what a woman is, of course an ogre in a plain hoodie is ‘stylish,’” she added.
“No one can possibly believe Fetterman is actually stylish. He dresses like someone who hangs out around a vape shop or convenience store all day,” wrote author John Hawkins.
“He looks like a damn Thug,” wrote one Twitter user.
“Left isn’t even trying anymore,” another user wrote.