Not a few people were startled when museum officials in Abu Dhabi announced they had paid the Armand Hammer Foundation a hefty undisclosed sum for a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington. (…)
Americans should be pleased to discover that George Washington can speak to people so distant and different from the world he knew.
It’s called “booty,” paid for or not.
Your noses are being rubbed in shit.
That you got money for the privilege only makes it worse.