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Why do Jay Carney and Claire Shipman
decorate their house with
Soviet propaganda posters?

American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:magnante, 4/12/2014 8:56:52 AM

The moral blindness of the American Ruling Class is on display. The Washingtonian Magazine, a glossy lifestyle and politics rag, has published a fawning profile of DC power couple Jay Carney and Claire Shipman that was a bit more revealing than intended. At the top of the piece was a photo of mom Claire with her son and daughter, flipping a fried egg in their beautiful kitchen/great room. The moral blindness of the American Ruling Class is on display. The Washingtonian Magazine, a glossy lifestyle and politics rag, has published a fawning profile of DC power couple Jay Carney and

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snapper451, 4/12/2014 9:00:21 AM     (No. 9807946)

Because they are.... Sounds like a duck, it´s a duck. Communists!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 4/12/2014 9:01:36 AM     (No. 9807948)

They, like the rest of this current litter of political dogs, pay homage to what they adore. Simple.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/12/2014 9:03:29 AM     (No. 9807954)

When the pendulum swings back, they will feel more comfortable in Moscow.
The sniveling little man and his family are commies. As is his boss.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Namma, 4/12/2014 9:18:52 AM     (No. 9807968)

My house has posters of things I like to look at..
So do they...explains a lot.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steveW, 4/12/2014 9:24:40 AM     (No. 9807975)

The Soviet Union was, and still represents, the most evil, oppressive and murderous regime known to man. Using it to decorate an apartment say absolutely everything about who "progressives" really are.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Geelabeela828, 4/12/2014 9:29:21 AM     (No. 9807980)

Reminds me of "That which you gaze upon, you become."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 4/12/2014 9:39:16 AM     (No. 9807990)

The dark days before our BIG fall.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sternben, 4/12/2014 9:43:04 AM     (No. 9807996)

I was an undergraduate in the 1950´s. The liberal arts students thought it was cool and chic to have communist election posters from European countries on their walls.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: krause, 4/12/2014 10:12:47 AM     (No. 9808040)


Progressives = Regressives

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chicodon, 4/12/2014 10:17:36 AM     (No. 9808053)

I have no idea what they actually have in their home but this "photo" is not proof. It is worse Photoshopping than Obama´s BC.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: judy, 4/12/2014 10:25:55 AM     (No. 9808061)

There´s only been one middle of the road person in this WH.. Gates, and he´s gone.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: eoddad, 4/12/2014 10:30:00 AM     (No. 9808069)

Wonder if they would have a problem decorating with a Swastika. After all the Nazi´s are only number two on the Mass murderer list behind Stalin and Mao, both out did Hitler.

So they studied Russian and worked in Moscow these two probably could not pass a "Confidential" background investigation in the real world, but few in the "O"Admin could, thats what all the unconfirmed Czars was about.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: earlybird, 4/12/2014 10:51:41 AM     (No. 9808094)

THWAP!

You go, Thomas!!!

If this is a power couple, I don´t ever want to be part of one. Pathetic ferrety little Jay, of the ugly mouth and sick-looking hair, and vapid Claire. One dimensional. Looks good in a photo but at some point she opens her mouth.

They have as much depth as a pair of posterboard cutouts.

To them, those posters are chic. And they cause viewers to ask about them, opening the conversation to their wonderful tours in the USSR.

Snoopy said it best. "Bleah."

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Reply 14 - Posted by: steph_gray, 4/12/2014 11:15:06 AM     (No. 9808121)

I don´t know what #10 is talking about - the posters are clearly in the original fawning profile article that the couple presumably approved of.

Another thing about evil collectivist minds, along with those of sociopaths (there´s a difference?) is that they blithely assume everyone else feels just like them. No empathy whatsoever. Never occurred to them that anyone would notice or disapprove their horrible choice of personal wall art.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Freeloader, 4/12/2014 11:31:35 AM     (No. 9808143)

FTA: "But the fact that they seem to be nostalgic for the communist era tells us a lot."

The Soviet Georgian historian Ray Aleksandrovich Medvedev estimated in February, 1989, that the number of Soviet citizens "purged" under Joseph Stalin´s rule amounted to over 20,000,000 lives. That does not include the over 20,000,000 Soviet troops and civilians who also perished in World War II.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: CEP, 4/12/2014 11:43:31 AM     (No. 9808153)

Because they are idiots and haven´t a clue but are now in the limelight and stupid people will watch them and say how cool are these people. It is also interesting how the article in the magazine has to tell everyone how much the clothes they are wearing cost. This is stupid article about stupid people and lauded by stupid people as being so hip and cool.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: happywarrior, 4/12/2014 11:45:27 AM     (No. 9808155)

Wait until Mooch gets an eye on that pic and sees all that yummy, fattening food. Looks like they could feed an entire cafeteria full of students.

And I think the posters are evil and inappropriate. What is that teaching their kids? How about some patriotic posters of our brave American Servicemembers??

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Reply 18 - Posted by: wsdiego, 4/12/2014 12:36:30 PM     (No. 9808215)

Birds of a feather!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/12/2014 2:03:15 PM     (No. 9808313)

The moral blindness and fawning profile charges seem true enough.

But it is their house, let them choose the decor. Propaganda art is an interesting but odd choice.

If they had NAZI propaganda posters on the walls what would liberals do? Is KKK material available?

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