“It’s fabulous,” said Sen. Christopher A. Coons (D-Del.). “It’s whimsical. It’s engaging. It’s memorable.” He struggled for the perfect word. “It’s . . . unique.”
More than 600 hundred guests floated through the ambassador’s Kalorama residence, but none created such a stir as a very traditional Washington VIP: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose legend now includes a big-screen biopic opening this month.
Drunken bears, festive selfies and the Notorious RBG? “It’s a Noël Français,” Coons said. “Très fantastique.”