The presidential portrait: Weird, but fitting for a narcissist-in-chief

Demonstrating once again a serious deficit of seriousness, almost alone in taking himself seriously, as most people won't any longer, Barack Hussein Obama unveiled two portraits of himself and his wife. One cannot help but be reminded that these two works of industrial design barely adequate for a Hallmark card embarrassingly look like cartoons painted on high-grade canvas.  Wholly improperly conceived as either serious art or dignified enough to be hung along the row of presidents similarly honored in the corridors of the White House, not only do we see in these mind-numbingly tasteless works a deficit in seriousness, but we see an absence of cultural depth. One might argue that these attempts at "art" are about as lacking in style, taste, dignity, and honor, and accomplishment, as were the ex-president's excruciating eight years foisted on a people who are celebrating his visage fading in the distance of...(Read Full Post)