Slideshow: Boo! What not to wear this Halloween

Why is every year when Halloween rolls around someone decides the best way to be the life of the party is to wear something awful, if not blatantly offensive. With a polarized electorate, the predominance of trashy TV shows and online retailers upping the ante — this year promises to be one of the most outrageous fright nights yet. Take our advice and avoid the following “costumes” at all costs.