The artist has canceled the unveiling due to "overwhelming public outrage."
The artist, Michael D'Antuono, said this of his painting:
" 'The Truth' is a politically, religiously and socially-charged statement on our nation’s current political climate and deep partisan divide that is sure to create a dialogue."
According to the press release:
"D’Antuono insists that this piece is a mirror; reflecting the personal opinions and emotions of the viewer; that “The Truth” like beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. D’Antuono expects that individual interpretations will vary as widely as they do in the political arena. The work will be seen by one viewer at a time behind a voting booth-inspired public installation."
Naturally, Obama couldn't be expected to be a man about this whole thing and to make a statement as to whether he was as disgusted by the painting as most Americans are or not. Maybe he likes it and of course he's entitled to his opinion, but why the big secret and all the lying? He's President now, so he might as well come clean. Maybe he secretly does view himself as the Messiah, and he wanted all the accolades, so he was disappointed that the portrait was not unveiled.
I don't believe that he is capable of telling the truth...that's the irony. The painting is clearly sacrilegious and blasphemous, and is offensive to the majority of Christians, which is why there was such a negative public outcry. Obama claims to be a Christian, yet at every turn, he parts with the normal Christian response. That's the "truth" that people are finally starting to see.
Saddam Hussein and Ahmadinejad would make just as good "Mock Messiahs" as Obama would have, and in fact, all three had identical socialist agendas for their countries and ours, with the same sickening agenda for the world, and all without regard for what their people wanted or needed. Evil, power-hungry, megalomaniacs are like that, you know.
Thank God there is only one true Messiah, and that He is still and always will be in control...His name is Jesus Christ. He came to this earth to die for all of us, to pay the price for our sins, so that Death would not have a claim or victory over us anymore. He was hung on the cross and forevermore, He paid the price for our sins, and He rose from the dead on the third day and paid the price, so that now we can have Eternal Life. All we need to do is believe in Him, believe that He paid the price and rose from the dead on the third day. Then repent (turn and feel sorry for) your sins and ask for forgiveness and ask the Lord into your heart. Ask Jesus to become Lord and Saviour of your life. Then you are born again! Furthermore, the angels in heaven will rejoice with you! Hallelujah!
Please let me know if you have made this decision for the Lord, so that I can rejoice with you. It will be the most important decision that you will have ever made. Be sure and tell someone. Find a local church and start reading your Bible. If you don't have a Bible, let me know, and I'll see that you get one.
Until next time...stay safe, stay well and may God bless you all.
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