Python 2.7 pip SSLError band-aid

Had some issues with my recent install of Python 2.7.15 on my new work laptop.  Attempting to install any python packages with pip would fail like this:

I found the solution to get it up and running again here:

  1. Import of ‘urllib3.util’ failing in Python 2.7?
  2. pip install fail with SSL certificate verify failed (_ssl.c:833)

Creating C:\ProgramData\pip\ and pip.conf inside there, I added the two trusted-host entries: