This ⁦⁩ piece is the best thing I’ve read about The Photo
“A really exceptional work of obscenity...exceeds the ability of its viewers to fathom what they just saw. Did that just happen? But … how? What sorcery created it? Words don’t arrive, and the stammering gives way to silence.”
“A really exceptional work of obscenity, like a really exceptional work of beauty, exceeds the ability of its viewers to fathom what they just saw.” -⁦
I try not to tweet about the horrors of Tr-mp because others do it better & it would crowd out all else. But sometimes the odiousness screams for universal denunciation. Graeme Wood on an "exceptional work of obscenity."
"Few gestures are appropriate for both a taco bowl and the death of a baby’s parents." on singeing form .
"The photograph was released by Melania and could have been taken in the spirit of mourning that the occasion deserved, or it could have been taken not at all," writes.
“A really exceptional work of obscenity, like a really exceptional work of beauty, exceeds the ability of its viewers to fathom what they just saw.”
The lede on this piece is really something
. ⁦⁩ perfectly captures the blunt force of this bizarre photo. On the level of normal human emotion, he’s dead inside. She’s a former model trained to find the lens and give the same big, American smile no matter the occasion. Read...
"The optical demands of the job are impossible to appreciate, and we should forgive him for the occasional failure to twist his face into an appropriate expression. But sometimes.... the optical demands of the office are the only demands."
What a great piece of writing this is by
That Trump photo op won’t leave me alone and I don’t fully understand why, but gets as close to articulating the full obscenity of it as we’ve yet seen.
Brilliantly made point here.
“Few gestures are appropriate for both a taco bowl and the death of a baby’s parents.”
An extraordinary piece by ⁦
#ThePhoto Is obscene, devastating, and completely in character for .
"The photograph was released by Melania and could have been taken in the spirit of mourning that the occasion deserved, or it could have been taken not at all."
Trump’s El Paso Photo Is Obscene - The Atlantic #grotesque #tonedeaf #buffoon I deeply pity this poor forsaken child.
This man has no common sense.
“I do not imagine that Trump is applauding the slaughter. But few gestures are appropriate for both a taco bowl and the death of a baby’s parents.”
"...there are the smiles, so chipper in the aftermath of mass murder..."