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The Portraits and the
Obama Reality Distortion Field

Frontpage, by Daniel Greenfield

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Posted By:Judy W., 2/13/2018 2:03:22 PM

Federal portraits often aren´t that great. There´s plenty of evidence of that all around Washington D.C. And famous people are surprisingly hard to paint. There are plenty of strikingly different portraits of George Washington. So the normal response to the Obama portraits would be a shrug, and maybe a few jokes if you don´t like them. And maybe even if you do. But the Obamas are the center of the most delusional cult of personality that the media has yet spawned. And so we get bizarre pieces like these. Philip Kennicott / Washington Post: The Obamas´ portraits are not what you´d expect

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This piece is introduced by a Fox News tweet that says "Michelle Obama portrait faces brutal mockery after unveiling" with a picture of her portrait, but I didn´t know how to include that in the post.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: IowaDad, 2/13/2018 2:09:18 PM     (No. 11542481)

Can anyone explain the significance of Obama floating in an out-of-perspective chair in a hedge of weed?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jerseyden, 2/13/2018 2:13:12 PM     (No. 11542497)

90% of the time when I saw the Obamas in a casual setting all I could think of is they have no taste in the way they portray themselves to the public, so I’m not surprised by their choice in the artists they wanted to do the portraits

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FunOne, 2/13/2018 2:25:58 PM     (No. 11542508)

As strange as the Obama clan is, I´m surprised that they didn´t have a finger painter to their official portraits. The portraits might have turned out better than they did.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/13/2018 2:40:20 PM     (No. 11542518)

The Louvre has Mona Lisa. Now we have Mona Steatopygia.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lavalette, 2/13/2018 2:51:45 PM     (No. 11542526)

I like the phrase "reality distortion field" as it applies both to the paintings and their life work.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tisHimself, 2/13/2018 3:12:55 PM     (No. 11542545)

Extra finger was a nice touch

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Reply 7 - Posted by: faldo, 2/13/2018 3:20:53 PM     (No. 11542551)

The anons think it signifies that he is invincible, surrounded by ‘flowering’ vines of poison ivy…the true, ominous leader of NK.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rytwng, 2/13/2018 3:24:08 PM     (No. 11542558)

More disgusting pictures of Obamie and Mamie Obamie.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 2/13/2018 3:26:57 PM     (No. 11542560)

Not to mention the squiggly, tadpole looking thing the ´artist´ painted on Obama´s left temple.

Except it´s not a tadpole and it´s not a Naval Officer - so what is it?

When you see it you will know.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Italiano, 2/13/2018 3:32:32 PM     (No. 11542568)

FTA: "When you can´t even admit that Michelle Obama´s portrait looks nothing like her, that´s a denial of reality."

I don´t know. I recognize the glower.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ginadee, 2/13/2018 4:58:43 PM     (No. 11542643)

they look like dumb and dumber.

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