The other day I saw a horrifying story about G.W. Bush offering up to the world a book of paintings. Not just any paintings, but veterans whose lives and bodies were shattered by his war. The thought of this small man painting some of his victims is almost too much to bear. Ironically, around the time he was making cute videos, pretending to search the Oval Office for non-existent WMDs, soldiers were in Iraq getting blown to pieces in preparation for their future portraits, though I’m sure all that was lost on Mr. Bush.
I wonder if it occurred to him to paint a few portraits of dead Iraqi children, arms, legs and heads blown o ... continue reading »