I suppose poor taste is subjective. GamePolitics reports that Disney (!) has applied to trademark the phrase SEAL Team Six for – get this – “entertainment and education services, toys, games, and Christmas stockings, ornaments and snow globes.” Because nothing rounds out your snow globe collection like a team of optimized killers putting a cap in Osama bin Laden from deep inside a liquid-filled globe of yuletide cheer.
Commercialization is apparently a cornerstone of Democracy, though, and if the Walt Disney Company wants to try and build a market for SEAL Team Six stockings, well, I guess that’s their right. Maybe they’ll use actual socks worn by SEALs during missions, all grungy and swampy and stuff. Hang that shit by your chimney with care.
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