Costume File: "Do"s and "Don't"s

I hate to get attitudinal about such a carefree celebration but can we agree on proper motivation for a holiday inspired by death? Ghouls, monsters, Oprah, witches, werewolves, Republicans, the undead, Cindy McCain, demons– all are a suitable starting point.

One of these photos shows the appropriate approach to Halloween costumes. The other two are indicative of the spiraling downward of our culture as it relates to reality shows, generic, cookie-cutter “hotness” and other generally justifiable reasons the terrorists hate us.

Can you guess which is which?

Photos by ICFNY