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WP on Outgoing Smithsonian Secretary:
‘Cowardly Decision’ to Remove Video of
Ants on Crucifix in Gay Exhibit

Cybercast News Service, by Penny Starr

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Posted By:Bubbasuncle, 12/31/2013 4:56:43 PM

In a Dec. 13 profile of outgoing Smithsonian Institution Secretary G. Wayne Clough, art critic Philip Kennicott called the order Clough gave three years ago to remove from a National Portrait Gallery exhibit a video that included images of ants crawling over a crucified Christ and of male genitals a “cowardly decision.” Referring to Clough’s predecessor Lawrence Small, Kennicott wrote in the Washington Post: “After a period of imperial leadership that reflected the larger and crass sense of entitlement during an era of reckless economic speculation, Clough brought homespun decency to the institution, but he didn´t bring much

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I´m sure everyone has the same thought as they read the headline: What would happen if it was a image of mohamed instead of Christ?

We all know the answer and it´s time for all good people to speak up.


      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/31/2013 5:38:58 PM     (No. 9674570)

If you consider ants to be "beasts" in the broadest definition of that word, perhaps there is a connection between homosexuality and beastiality!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JimS, 12/31/2013 6:16:41 PM     (No. 9674620)

If I make a video of a cross-dressing transvestite Mohammed, will the Smithsonian exhibit it?
How about a video of a 60-year old gay man seducing a 10 year old boy?
I think that would be legitimate art, and failing to exhibit it would be a "cowardly decision."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MOAB, 12/31/2013 6:25:21 PM     (No. 9674628)

The gay community wonders why the vast majority of people despise them for trying to push their life style, beliefs, and in your face attitude on them. This is yet one more example of their arrogance.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: jackburton, 12/31/2013 6:25:30 PM     (No. 9674629)

So... bravery trumps taste?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/31/2013 7:04:54 PM     (No. 9674676)

Romans 14:11 For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.

That includes "art critic" Philip Kennicott.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: farmwife, 12/31/2013 7:18:23 PM     (No. 9674694)

´At long last, sir have you no decency?´

There are still alot of us out here who value decency.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/31/2013 11:59:32 PM     (No. 9674993)

Somehow I thought our tax dollars were paying for higher standards. Wrong again.



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