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#307750 - 08/01/18 12:59 AM Painting of Trump team 'Crossing the Swamp' touches off social media frenzy
Golem Offline
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Here's the article.

And here's the painting:



In case you're wondering, I'm not thrilled with Trump being compared to Washington.

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#307753 - 08/01/18 04:46 AM Re: Painting of Trump team 'Crossing the Swamp' touches off social media frenzy [Re: Golem]
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OMG!

Seriously, this fellow didn't realize the absurdity? Oh, wait, he's a Trump acolyte. Of course he didn't. Okay, what I see is that this really depicts the swamp creatures in their element. I think he thought it was "noble", but the reality is, these are the very swampiest of creatures in the swampiest of administrations - the most corrupt in history, challenging the worst in the world's pantheon of corruption. They really look as clueless as they are. Accidental honesty.
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#307754 - 08/01/18 12:56 PM Re: Painting of Trump team 'Crossing the Swamp' touches off social media frenzy [Re: Golem]
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Some, just do not understand the Swamp. Nonetheless, the swamp is dead, must be climate change.
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#307755 - 08/01/18 01:20 PM Re: Painting of Trump team 'Crossing the Swamp' touches off social media frenzy [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Originally Posted By: NW Ponderer
... Okay, what I see is that this really depicts the swamp creatures in their element.

My first thought, as well - that the artist was lampooning the Trump Administration.
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#307756 - 08/01/18 01:48 PM Re: Painting of Trump team 'Crossing the Swamp' touches off social media frenzy [Re: Golem]
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not to worry. Mr Trump compared himself to Pres Lincoln.

Mr Trump IS the textbook example of narcissistic personality disorder ... what else should one expect?
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#307763 - 08/02/18 10:25 PM Re: Painting of Trump team 'Crossing the Swamp' touches off social media frenzy [Re: rporter314]
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#307780 - 08/04/18 03:27 AM Re: Painting of Trump team 'Crossing the Swamp' touches off social media frenzy [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Originally Posted By: NW Ponderer
ROTFMOL
OMG!

Seriously, this fellow didn't realize the absurdity? Oh, wait, he's a Trump acolyte.

Trump supporters are Cultists. Trump is their Jim Jones. Hmm
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#307781 - 08/04/18 04:47 AM Re: Painting of Trump team 'Crossing the Swamp' touches off social media frenzy [Re: pdx rick]
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Trump supporters are Cultists. Trump is their Jim Jones.

Weird aint it?
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