Shock Art and 'Social Dignity'
curator elites at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery were
happily abusing the trust of the American taxpayer, with radical gay
activists pushing a gay agenda, replete with the religiously bigoted,
sadomasochistic and homoerotic fare, all under the auspices of "art."
Then something happened. The public complained. Now these radicals are
shocked - shocked! - that the "censors" are out to destroy their
It's like a bad rendition of "Groundhog Day." How many times must we relive this foolishness?
The sponsors tell us that "Hide/Seek" is "the first major exhibition to examine the influence of gay and lesbian artists in creating modern American portraiture," and how these gay and lesbian artists have made "essential contributions to both the art of portraiture and to the creation of modern American culture."
But that isn't enough. Theirs is a political message as part of a political agenda. To quote from their program, they want to strike a blow for "the struggle for justice, so that people and groups can claim their full inheritance in America's promise of equality, inclusion, and social dignity."