Kyrsten Sinema’s Outfit Review: Hand Embroidery Edition

Earlier this week, fashion icon Kyrsten Sinema made Time’annual list of most influential people for 2022, alongside the celebrities Vladimir Poutine, Joe Roganand pete davidson. So much the better for her, especially if her inclusion in this pantheon of greats went through a buccaneer in the Weather redactions.

I realized it had been a while since we had heard of Arizona’s first openly bisexual moderate Francophile senator. She is never far from my mind, especially in the wake of an untold tragedy that could have been avoided had she used her considerable power in Congress to reform gun laws in this country.

Sinema expressed horror at the senseless killing of 21 primary school students and teachers, and The Mysteries of Laura Star Debra Messing didn’t, calling Sinema’s facile thoughts and prayers “bullshit”.

But something else on Twitter caught my eye. Sinema wore what appears to be a hand-embroidered sweater while presiding over the Senate on May 24, according to DC reporter Jamie Dupree.

I learned a lot about jerseys with confusing politics this year (I disagree!), but this is new to me. She embroidered SIN, which might be a cheeky shorthand for her last name, across her heart on a wool-blend V-neck. At first I thought it said SYN, but one commenter pointed out she could use an Arizona State University pitchfork instead of the letter I. What could all of this mean? An upcoming 7.8 on Fork? An atonement for one Fishing on the national stage on behalf of Joe Manchin?

All of this is as incomprehensible as the rare statement she made to the Senate chambers on Wednesday afternoon, in which, as far as I can tell, she said her solution to passing gun control laws is that she is going to talk to her colleagues.

That crafty bitch…