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RUSH: Folks, I donâ€™t apperceive how Iâ€™m gonna do this. They had the official account actualization today of Barack Hussein O and Michelle (My Belle) O, and I said, â€śOh. My.â€ť And so did the audience, aback one of these portraits was unveiled. They did it at the Smithsonian. Now, I bethink aback the official account of Bill and the witch â€” ah, apologetic â€” Hillary Clinton were unveiled. They did it at the White House. They had it in one of the apartment in the White House.
George Bush accustomed the Clintons in and all of their buddies and absolutely appropriate there in the advanced row was Harvey Weinstein. Iâ€™ll never balloon it. Weinstein was sitting there attractive all appreciative and complacent that he had fabricated it in that high, that far. But the commemoration was in the White House. This commemoration today was over at the Smithsonian. And they took a break. I was watching on both Fox and CNN. CNN took a little breach â€™cause of advance they had to accept their four analysts â€” Iâ€™m apologetic â€” ballast and three analysts counterbalance in on it. And what do you anticipate we got? Some guy called Fallon. I donâ€™t bethink his aboriginal name. Heâ€™s a declared CNN contributor, analyst. Well, he didnâ€™t cry, but it was (imitating Fallon), â€śOh, my God, this is so wonderful, to accept braininess back, to accept intelligence, to accept bodies we can be appreciative of, the bodies that can affiliate us.â€ť
I knew it was gonna happen. So I was accustomed for it. I was accessible for it. But you bodies in the Drive-Bys are so predictable. Barack was sitting there with his arch in the air like he consistently did, aloof aloft everything, while Michelle was activity on and on and on about this artisan that she found, who is a amusing amends artist, whatever that means. They apparent a account and, you know, Brian, I wasnâ€™t â€” you got it in there? All right. Flash it. All right. Actuality you go, folks. This is it. Untouched, undoctored. If youâ€™re watching the Dittocam, there it is, that is the official account of Michelle Obama.
This is hard. I feel sorry. I mean, you zoom in on that, and you apperceive what? Iâ€™m gonna let it allege for itself. I donâ€™t charge to characterize this. I absolutely donâ€™t. Thereâ€™s not a affair I could add already you get a attending at this. Well, I apperceive the bodies that canâ€™t see it are gonna accept to acquisition a way to see it, either become a subscriber at RushLimbaugh.com â€” thatâ€™s not a abominable sales angle â€” or acquisition it some added way. Weâ€™ll articulation to it at RushLimbaugh.com, weâ€™ll do that.
I canâ€™t sit actuality and say the alone way you can see this is become a affiliate of the website. (interruption) Thatâ€™s what Iâ€™m saying. Iâ€™m not gonna alarm her, Mr. Snerdley. Youâ€™re aggravating to allurement me into a allurement here. You appetite me to set the media off. You appetite me draft them up so that Iâ€™ll be the advance adventure for abutting hour or two afterwards I do it. Iâ€™m not activity there. This affair speaks for itself.
Iâ€™ll aloof acquaint you, Iâ€™ve apparent presidential portraits â€™cause I accept been in the White House. Iâ€™ve absolved the hallways, and thereâ€™s a agglomeration of them there, and this donâ€™t alike get abutting to any of the â€” I mean, in style, Iâ€™m talking about. Balloon aesthetic talent, aloof in style. I donâ€™t know, what would you alarm that? To me, Iâ€™m not an artiste, and Iâ€™m not accordingly a credentialed, able analyst of art. Art, to me, is if I like it, fine. If I donâ€™t, you know, I donâ€™t see a accomplished lot of things that arenâ€™t there.
Just like Iâ€™m not into poetry. Balladry is symbolism. Aloof acquaint me the way it is. You know, I donâ€™t appetite to accept to edger through a agglomeration of â€“. Thatâ€™s why Shakespeare never absolutely appealed. Shakespeare is aesthetics in book and Iâ€™d rather go apprehend the adaptation of it, â€™cause Iâ€™m aloof get in, get it, and get out. Thereâ€™s some things I like the action of, but this to me looks â€” I donâ€™t know, achromatic watercolors. It doesnâ€™t attending like â€” thatâ€™s it. Iâ€™m activity no further. Added than to say Iâ€™m sorry.
Now, I havenâ€™t absent my place. Iâ€™m gonna get to the Olympics and so forth. These guys allocution about how admirable it is to accept Obama back, so wonderful, Barack and Michelle, so acute and theyâ€™re so sensitive, and theyâ€™re so nuanced. It didnâ€™t bulk what they said, didnâ€™t bulk what they did, it was the way they looked and the way they batten and everybody healed.
RUSH: Weâ€™re gonna about-face to the official account of Barack Hussein O.Â Go advanced and about-face over there, Brian. (interruption) Attending at that.Â Iâ€™m sorry.Â I donâ€™t beggarly to be affliction or appetizing those of you who do not accept Dittocam service.Â But what in the apple is that?Â Okay, Iâ€™ve gotta alarm this.Â Itâ€™s Barack Obama sitting on what looks like a board head afterwards a aerial back, and heâ€™s sitting on that head as you ability sit on yours.Â Except that this head looks like itâ€™s up adjoin the ivy outfield bank at Wrigley Field.
It looks like heâ€™s out there in the weeds.Â Heâ€™s in a forest, and the attending on hisâ€¦ In my actual unartistic estimation, itâ€™s a bigger facial reproduction of Barack, but he doesnâ€™t attending happy.Â Is that right? (interruption) He looks affectionate of austere in theâ€¦ (interruption)Â Is that right? Aggravating to attending serious, academic and so forth.Â Michelle (My Belle) Obama doesnâ€™t attending happy, either, but that doesnâ€™t beggarly much.Â These portraits bodies aggravating to attending austere and actual serious.Â But thisâ€¦ Iâ€™ll acquaint you one thing: These two portraits are gonna angle out in the White House.Â Youâ€™re not gonna be able to absence these on account row.Â I cannotâ€¦ I aloof canâ€™t.
RUSH: Folks, we accept some bodies that to appetite counterbalance in on the official Obama portraits, and commonly I would accumulate activity with the actuality Iâ€™ve got actuality that absorption me, again go to the phones. Who knows how continued itâ€™d be from now, and I donâ€™t appetite to booty these two calls or three, about abounding itâ€™s gonna be, an hour afterwards Iâ€™ve talked about it. That aloof stops time and moves backwards. So let me get these calls, bodies whoâ€™ve apparent these portraits and appetite to counterbalance in. Weâ€™ll alpha aboriginal in Springfield, New Jersey, with Janice. What are your thoughts on these?
CALLER: Well, I usually accept to you on my little Radio Shack radio as I airing through the esplanade â€™cause I canâ€™t get you on my corpuscle phone. But aback I saw those â€”
RUSH: Now, the wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. Why canâ€™t you get me on your corpuscle phone?
CALLER: Well, would you accept I still accept one of those mollusk phones?
RUSH: You beggarly a cast phone?
RUSH: Yeah, a lot of bodies do. They still use â€™em on TV shows and, you know, detectives and bodies that try to breach hidden use those things.
CALLER: Thatâ€™s my corpuscle phone.
RUSH: I see. Well, that would explain it. Okay. So you accept to booty your radio with you as youâ€™re walking in the park?
CALLER: Yeah. I aloof canâ€™t afford, you know, what you alarm it, iPhone.
RUSH: An iPhone. Right.
CALLER: But I aloof appetite to say, with Michelle, it looked like she was cutting an old car awning I acclimated to accept with that dress of hers, and she did not attending actual happy.
RUSH: Now, a car cover?
CALLER: Well, attending at the admeasurement of her dress.
RUSH: Oh, youâ€™re talking about the admeasurement of it?
CALLER: I anticipate the dress she wore to accord her little accent would accept been a lot bigger than what she was wearing. And again Obama, he didnâ€™t attending actual happy, either, and besides actuality on a throne, he looked like he was in the average of some pot plants, the leaves on those â€”
RUSH: Yeah. Youâ€™re not the aboriginal to advertence that, accept that observation, that Obama appears to be out there amid the doobies. (laughing) Itâ€™s weird, folks, we could alarm them and we of advance accept and thereâ€™s no one bigger at that than I am, but still you accept to see these. The Michelle portrait, I donâ€™t apperceive how to alarm it. It doesnâ€™t attending like any official account of annihilation Iâ€™ve anytime seen. Maybe that was the objective. Maybe that was the purpose here. I mean, aback I aboriginal saw it I apprehension this doesnâ€™t alike attending like her, really. Until you abstraction it a little bit. Janice, acknowledgment chase call.
Dan in Carmel, Indiana. Abundant to accept you with us. How are you, sir?
CALLER: I am accomplishing abundant today. How are you, Rush?
RUSH: Good, good, good. Blessed to accept you with us.
CALLER: Well, acknowledge you. Iâ€™m a retired art teacher, and attractive at those portraits, Iâ€™ve had kids in ninth brand do a bigger job of concealment and abacus highlights. The pictures are so flat, thereâ€™s aloof no definition. And the portraits â€”
RUSH: You know, thatâ€™s a abundant way to alarm the Michelle Obama one. With Barackâ€™s there is some abyss to it, at atomic attempted. But youâ€™re right. Collapsed is absolutely the way to alarm hers.
CALLER: Yeah. And thereâ€™s added colors in the concealment of a face than aloof the one color.
RUSH: Well, are you adage Michelle is multicolored?
CALLER: Iâ€™m adage that if you adumbration a face, you donâ€™t aloof see one color.
RUSH: Oh. So you got shadowing and got that affectionate of thing, you mean?
CALLER: Yeah. Thereâ€™s abyss of color, and you â€”
RUSH: You know, if you attending at some of the actor artists, theyâ€™ll use commutual colors to get a shadow, and it adds abyss and activity to the portrait.
RUSH: Right. Iâ€™ve consistently asked art experts if they can ascertain art for me, and if somebody asked you to define, what is art, what determines whether somethingâ€™s art and somethingâ€™s not art?
CALLER: Well, you know, I took a chic in academy about that, and I donâ€™t apperceive that we absolutely authentic it. As you said, I anticipate if itâ€™s article that you like, thatâ€™s art. You know?
RUSH: Iâ€™ve heard people, you know, bodies that absorb millions affairs an old actor master, whatever, and they say it aloof makes them feel abundant attractive at it. They aloof â€”
RUSH: â€” adulation the way it makes â€™em feel. Iâ€™ve never had that acknowledgment attractive at art.
CALLER: To any art whatsoever?
RUSH: Well, that gets aback to what we alarm art. I assumption Iâ€™m an artist. Iâ€™m a achievement artist. Although Iâ€™ve never apprehension of myself that way. Iâ€™ve apprehension of myself as a radio guy. But in our accepted abundance of things, I would be advised a achievement artisan by some. But this goes aback to defining what is art. There are affluence of things I attending at that accomplish me feel great, but none of them accept been painted.
CALLER: Okay. Well, it ability be like a accomplished wine. It doesnâ€™t consistently depend on the price, but it depends on the taste.
RUSH: Well, a assignment of art, yeah, in agreement of the process. But attractive at the canteen and attractive at a bottle of it, the apprehension of it, the activity is acquired from arresting it.
CALLER: Thatâ€™s true.
RUSH: And I canâ€™t eat a painting. Iâ€™m actuality a little amusing here. Iâ€™m not aggravating to abash you or anything. And Iâ€™m not aggravating to put bottomward what you do. I mean, I anticipate art is a talent. Attending at Jackson Pollock, how he accidentally apparent in a acerbity aloof throwing acrylic up on a bank and bodies pay millions for it. How do you explain that?
CALLER: Well, there was a new movement, a new way of abutting art. Absolutely one of my advisers was an abstruse expressionist like him. It was funny to watch him paint. And again he told us to, as weâ€™re accomplishing those paintings, weâ€™re declared to circle the canvas every already in a while and again try to accompany out things you ability see, like you ability see in a cloud, you ability see â€”
RUSH: I got you.
CALLER: â€” forms or things cull out of a cloud.
RUSH: Was it bent in the art apple that Jackson Pollock throwing acrylic on a canvas was altered and altered than anybody abroad who would bandy acrylic on a canvas?
CALLER: He was the aboriginal one that absolutely came up with that accomplished idea, affectionate of like Georges Seurat with the dots, pointillism. He was the aboriginal one that did that, too. So thatâ€™s affectionate of a new way of attractive at things. And the aforementioned affair with the impressionists, the way they were application light. At aboriginal their paintings were vilified as aloof sketches.
RUSH: Exactly. Those guys, aback in their day, it was good, but it wasnâ€™t annihilation amazing like it is today, so it depends on standards activated to it. But afore you go, Iâ€™ve consistently apprehension of art, painting and that affectionate of thing, Iâ€™ve consistently apprehension it was a aptitude that you accept or you donâ€™t. And yet youâ€™re an art teacher. Does that beggarly youâ€™re absolutely teaching bodies the assorted techniques of painting or youâ€™re teaching art history?
CALLER: Well, I did both. We accomplished techniques and how to adumbration and absolutely a big allotment of it was how to see, how to see how ablaze reflects off objects.
CALLER: If you acrylic a brick bank you should see added than aloof a blush brick. You should see all the altered colors that are in there.
RUSH: With the Michelle painting, thereâ€™s none of that that youâ€™re talking about here. Itâ€™s aloof flat. Youâ€™re absolutely right. I would accept never declared it that way because Iâ€™m not the art expert, but aback you say that, aback you alarm it as flat, itâ€™s absolutely what it is. And how do you explain so little blush in this work?
CALLER: I donâ€™t. Like I said, in a ninth brand cartoon chic you would duke it aback to them and say, â€śYou didnâ€™t put annihilation in there. Thereâ€™s no shadows, thereâ€™s no highlights. Whereâ€™s the ablaze arresting the face?â€ť
RUSH: Hereâ€™s whatâ€™s gonna happen. This artist, I bethink her aboriginal name is Amy. Because she was called and because her portraitâ€™s gonna be blind in the White House, weâ€™re attractive potentially actuality at a aboriginal genre, are we not?
CALLER: Eh. I guess.
RUSH: Well, donâ€™t be surprised. Thatâ€™s the way these things work. And for Barackâ€™s, I canâ€™t acquaint you the cardinal of bodies â€” well, I canâ€™t acquaint you what they told me it looks like heâ€™s doing. Iâ€™m gonna stop appropriate there.
RUSH:Â I aloof got an email from a friend, accountable line:Â â€śSome Accept the Moon Landing was Staged; Iâ€™m Wondering if Michelle Obama Is Absolute â€” If this is a account of the absolute Michelle Obama, who was that added woman we saw with the president?â€ťÂ Ha!Â (laughing) Note from a friend.Â Look.Â We got added things advancing up here, folks.Â In fact, weâ€™re absolutely loaded but some added bodies appetite to counterbalance in on the artwork actuality for aloof a minute.Â Weâ€™re activity to absolute this to this hour.Â Weâ€™ll abide actuality with Joan in Sonoma, California.Â Abundant to accept you.Â How are you doing?
CALLER: (garbled cell) Well, acknowledge you, Rush.Â Iâ€™m admiring to allege with you.Â Aback I saw the name Kehinde Wiley was activity to be the artisan called for the presidential portrait, I was stunned.Â I had apparent his assignment in a architecture in Kansas City.Â What he does is he takes actual works, acclaimed paintings (garbled) atramentous bodies arenâ€™t represented so he puts a atramentous being in area the white being is in the actual painting.
RUSH:Â Delay a minute.Â But thatâ€™s not what this is.
CALLER:Â Well, I donâ€™t know. I aloof apperceive the one â€” the appearance from the Kansas City Architecture â€”
RUSH:Â What is his name, Kehinde what?
CALLER:Â Kehinde Wiley.
RUSH:Â Kehinde Wiley.
RUSH:Â Well, what he has said about this work, and I shallâ€¦ Brian, about-face to it for bodies watching actuality on the Dittocam.Â Put it aback actuality to the switcher.
RUSH:Â It is Obama sitting on a board throne. Uh, chair.
CALLER: Uh huh.
RUSH: But itâ€™s four legs. Itâ€™s shaped like a head but itâ€™s not a aerial back.
RUSH: Heâ€™s sitting aptitude forward, legs are advance likeâ€¦ This is manspreading here. Heâ€™s aptitude forward, no tie, anorak on, gigantic hands.
RUSH: I mean, gigantic hands, and the accomplishments is ivy â€”
RUSH: â€” and flowers.
RUSH:Â What the artisan has said actuality is that the aback has captured Obamaâ€™s heritage. Youâ€™ve got Hawaii and Kenya and Chicago â€”
RUSH:Â â€” that fabricated up in the background.
CALLER:Â Right.Â So Iâ€™m account from the Kansas City Museum. â€śHis works reimagine acclaimed paintings, substituting a abreast African-American man or woman for the acceptable white figure.Â Such images claiming the eyewitness to anticipate about the dynamics of status, race, and representation.â€ť
RUSH:Â Able-bodied â€”
RUSH:Â Okay, so you beggarly he would booty a Teddy Roosevelt account and put an African-American in the aforementioned arena â€”
RUSH:Â â€” as an example?
CALLER:Â Right.Â And the one in Kansas City is, uh, (unintelligible) Saint Adrian, and he puts the atramentous being in, alone heâ€™s in a Yankees baseball compatible (sic), and heâ€™sâ€¦ I canâ€™t remember. Heâ€™s captivation a brand and anvil to appearance ability and heroism, and theyâ€™re all flowers.
RUSH:Â Captivation an anvil to appearance ability and boldness cutting a Yankee baseball uniform?
CALLER:Â Yes. No. 88.RUSH: As Saint Adrian.Â Thatâ€™s deep.
RUSH:Â Thatâ€™s absolutely deep.
CALLER:Â So itâ€™s a atramentous woman artisan who did Michelle.
RUSH:Â Yes.Â Her name is Amy Sherald, and sheâ€™s from Baltimore.
RUSH:Â And sheâ€™s accepted as a â€śsocial amends artist,â€ť whatever that means.
RUSH: Well, the adventure I accept hereâ€¦ Itâ€™s from The Daily Caller.Â It says Amy Sherald â€śwho is accepted for her amusing amends painting style.â€ť
RUSH: You complete like you are in the art community.Â What is the â€śsocial amends painting styleâ€ť?
CALLER:Â I donâ€™t absolutely know.Â I had a video abundance for 30 years, so I could acquaint you the bulk of amusing amends chat advancing through my business â€”
CALLER: â€” in a actual baby advanced town.
CALLER:Â All right.
RUSH:Â Is that it?
CALLER:Â Yes, thatâ€™s it.Â I aloof apprehension that you ability be interested, and as I said, aback I â€”
RUSH:Â Oh.Â I donâ€™t apperceive how I would accept accomplished this day â€”
RUSH: â€” afterwards alive all of that. Yeah, youâ€™ve done a abundant account here.Â I acknowledge it.Â Whoâ€™s next?Â We haveâ€¦ Da-da-da. We got time for a brace more, maybe.Â Thatâ€™d be Obi in Sanger, California.Â Obi, how are you?
CALLER:Â Well, hey, Rush. Acknowledgment a lot for demography my call.
RUSH:Â Yes, sir.Â Any time.
CALLER:Â Iâ€™ve got a animadversion on the paintings and Iâ€™ve got a animadversion on the wall.
RUSH:Â All right.
CALLER:Â First, I appetite to say the aftermost time I talked with you was during the elections.Â Iâ€™m the fella out in bedlam California actuality that had the Trump sticker in the aback of my Porsche.Â Iâ€™m animated we won. (chuckles)
RUSH:Â Youâ€™re the guy in California that had the Trump sticker on the aback of his Porsche.
CALLER:Â Yeah.Â Yeah.Â Anyway, my animadversion on the painting, accept I donâ€™t â€”
RUSH:Â Hang on aloof a second. Folks, we got the guy who had the Porsche in California with the Trump bonanza sticker!
RUSH: Weâ€™ve got the guy!
RUSH:Â What a get for us!
RUSH:Â All right.
CALLER:Â My animadversion on the paintings: I looked at â€™em on the internet here.Â I donâ€™t like the Obamas.Â Iâ€™m absolutely a big Trump guy. But Iâ€™ll acquaint you I apprehension the paintings looked good, I apprehension both of them were artistic and they looked good.Â I donâ€™t appetite to go to that deeper.Â Let me aloof move to my additional animadversion on the wall.
RUSH:Â You aloof said what you aloof said so that your comments on the bank will be taken seriously.
CALLER:Â Well, I achievement they are.
RUSH:Â Yeah.Â See?Â I knew it.Â I knew it.Â You donâ€™t absolutely anticipate it.Â Youâ€™re aloof adage that so bodies will anticipate that youâ€™re reasonable, tolerant, understanding, compassionate, and all those things. So now aback you amount up and blaze on the wall, bodies are gonna listen.
CALLER:Â Well, itâ€™s aloof a artistic abstraction â€” I donâ€™t apperceive if itâ€™d assignment â€” and that is this.Â You know, Trump is accepting such a adamantine time accepting this approved, accepting any cooperation from the Democrats or Congress.Â Iâ€™m cerebration that in his accommodation as commander-in-chief, why canâ€™t he adjustment the Army Corps of Engineers to body the bank and pay for it out of the Pentagon account and absolve it as all-important for the civic defense?
RUSH:Â I donâ€™t anticipate that he wants to do it that way because I anticipate he wants there to be a accord abaft the architecture of the wall.Â I anticipate he wants to do this in the, quote-unquote, â€śright way.â€ťÂ And I anticipate heâ€™s assured heâ€™s gonna get it done.Â And I anticipate heâ€™s assured heâ€™s gonna get it done aural the clearing action that is demography place.Â To go that routeâ€¦ And I technically donâ€™t apperceive if the way youâ€™ve laid it out actuality could absolutely be done.Â Commander-in-chief, acceding him admiral to adjustment the bank congenital by who?Â The Army Corps of Engineers, perhaps, but I donâ€™t apperceive what the legalities are.Â I aloof donâ€™t anticipate that thatâ€™s the way heâ€™s gonna accept to go about it.
RUSH:Â Hey.Â The New York Times has advised in on the two portraits, and the New York Times says that Barack Obamaâ€™s account shows him â€śnot as a self-assured, standard-issue bureaucrat, but as an active and afflicted thinker.â€ťÂ An active and afflicted thinker.Â Not self-assured, standard-issue bureaucrat.Â Michelle (My Belle) Obamaâ€™s portrait, according to the New York Times, â€śoveremphasizes an aspect of couturial spectacle.â€ť Thatâ€™s their way of adage the dress (laughing) is too abuse big.Â Her dress.Â Couturial spectacle.Â â€ś[B]ut [her portrait] additionally projects a rock-solid cool.â€ťÂ So there you accept it, the official belief in for the New York Times on both portraits.
RUSH: Charleston, South Carolina, and Reece.Â Iâ€™m animated you waited, sir.Â How are you doing?
CALLER:Â How are you doing, sir?Â Acknowledgment for demography my call.
RUSH:Â You bet!Â Blessed to.
CALLER:Â I was gonna say, I adulation the artistâ€™s apprehension of Admiral Obama, and I anticipate heâ€™s absolutely a closet conservative, because he accurately captured what Obama did to our Constitution, our military, and Americans throughout the apple in his portrait.
RUSH:Â Delay a minute.Â The artisan â€ścaptured what Obama did to our Constitution, our military, and Americans throughout the apple in his portraitâ€ť?Â How?
CALLER:Â Well, because the position that heâ€™s sitting in and what itâ€™s adumbrated that heâ€™s doing, that is absolutely what he did to America and our Constitution, our aggressive â€”
RUSH:Â Okay, I aloof had to apprehend it.Â I wasnâ€™t absolutely sure. I didnâ€™t apperceive if you were talking about the ivy, the weeds in the background, or the short-backed head on which he sits.Â It is curious, folks.Â It is absolute curious.Â The account of Moochelle (My Belle), thatâ€™sâ€¦ See, I apprehension weâ€™d put the accountable abaft us.Â Iâ€™m alarmingly close. Iâ€™m demography addition breach here.