, it seems, finds the Obama family Christmas card featuring First Dog
something less than appropriate.
The former governor of Alaska tod
that she found it "odd" that the card featured the dog rather than the cores of the holiday: "family, faith and freedom."
Americans, she added, want "American foundational values illustrated and displayed
cards and on a Christmas tree."
The Obama's card shows
, lounging in front of a lit fireplace. The fireplace is decorated with red bows and greenery, while a wider shot of the room shows a big poinsettia on a table and wrapped presents.
According to the
, Los Angeles artist and designer Mark Matuszak created the card for the First Family.
The artist recently told the LAT that the
social secretary asked him to design the card.