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Cartoonists marks Bush’s last day with unique art

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JP Trostle is marking the final day of George W. Bush’s presidency with a unique piece of art that is on “display” for today only. The art piece, entitled “Legacy” is a black and silver monoprint of Bush which will be installed on a construction dumpster outside the Venable Center in Durham. When Bush leaves office the next day, the print will be stripped off and tossed in with the rest of the debris.

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#1 KRANKY (JOE RANK)
January/19/2009
@ 6:53 pm

Curious. When the Supreme Court made the infamous 5-4 decision, in effect selecting the “decider”; I did a three panel editorial on the topic. The first panel was GWB, captioned, “THE VICTOR”…the second panel was an arm holding a very small trophy labeled “the presidency” and captioned, “THE PRIZE”…the third panel was empty and captioned, “THE MANDATE”.
Pretty much sums up the lost eight years of mis-administration; which J.P.Trostle’s political art also expresses.

Just as the legacy of Hoover lingered throughout the Depression, with thousands of “Hoovervilles” and “Hoovercart” races; so will this name translate in common vernacular to indicate failure and incompetence.

#2 Woodrow Barlettani
January/20/2009
@ 10:56 pm

it is more than Dick Cheney and Walker Bush being thrown out with the rest of the debris, I love J.P.Trostle statement and where it is located, but it is the End of the
Reagan-Bush police state, the grass-roots are Back
and have something to say, so learn to swim or sink like a stone, for the times they are a changing… practice kindness and love again………Woodrow of the Drifterhotel, tap dancing and Dynamiting Society

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