Bruce Oreck, the body-building, bombastic ambassador to Finland, wanted you to have a pumped-up holiday season.
Oreck, who was a major Obama donor and bundler before being appointed to the post in 2009, has gotten headlines before for showing off his sizable biceps in his annual (unofficial) holiday card.
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And 2014 was no different for the brawny Mr. Clean body-double and son of vacuum magnate David Oreck.
But, this year, he promised to keep his festive greeting "simple" and free of "controversy" by offering up only an all-American image.
Which meant this: