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Alex4Martinez

(2,284 posts)
Mon Sep 14, 2020, 04:31 PM Sep 2020

Like Hitler, Trump absconded with works of art during visit to France.

When ICE is performing hysterectomies on detainees in their concentration camp, the comparison of Trump to Hitler becomes spot on. This is just an additional feature:

Trump Ended 2018 France Trip Having Art Loaded on Air Force One
By Jennifer Jacobs, Nick Wadhams, and Katya Kazakina
September 6, 2020, 5:00 AM PDT

Chic Mansion

The story unfolded like this: While in Paris with other world leaders to commemorate the centennial of the end of World War I, Trump stayed at the official residence of U.S. Ambassador Jamie McCourt, the palatial Hôtel de Pontalba. The mansion, in Paris’s chic 8th arrondissement, dates to 1842. It has served as a flagship of the State Department’s “Art in Embassies” cultural diplomacy program, and is open to tours.


The president’s planned visit to the Belleau Wood cemetery was canceled when rainy weather grounded the presidential helicopter, according to a redacted email the White House released to rebut the Atlantic story. The U.S. Secret Service ruled out a motorcade for the 56-mile drive, according to two people familiar with the matter.

That left Trump with about six hours of free time in the ambassador’s residence.

The next day, Trump pointed out a Benjamin Franklin bust, a Franklin portrait and a set of figurines of Greek mythical characters, and insisted the pieces come back with him to Washington.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-06/trump-ended-2018-france-trip-having-art-loaded-on-air-force-one


So, we got jackbooted thugs in minivans, we got illegal forced medical procedure done by feds in detainee camps, we have deals with dictators worldwide, demonization of the press, and countless other facist acts.

What the fuck?


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Like Hitler, Trump absconded with works of art during visit to France. (Original Post) Alex4Martinez Sep 2020 OP
They'd better check what he's packing in crates from the WH about now malaise Sep 2020 #1
I believe there is a photographic catalouge of what is in the WH that stays. ProudMNDemocrat Sep 2020 #2
My guess is that stuff in an US embassy is US Gov. property. NCjack Sep 2020 #3
It is, but that doesn't mean Trump should just help himself The Velveteen Ocelot Sep 2020 #4
Hitler stole Rembrandts dawg day Sep 2020 #5
He's a wannabe, that much is clear. Alex4Martinez Sep 2020 #6

malaise

(271,787 posts)
1. They'd better check what he's packing in crates from the WH about now
Mon Sep 14, 2020, 04:36 PM
Sep 2020

He is a common criminal who will have no problem taking originals and replacing them with fakes

ProudMNDemocrat

(17,337 posts)
2. I believe there is a photographic catalouge of what is in the WH that stays.
Mon Sep 14, 2020, 04:41 PM
Sep 2020

Let Trump take the portrait of Andrew Jackson. I would not mind that one missing.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(117,326 posts)
4. It is, but that doesn't mean Trump should just help himself
Mon Sep 14, 2020, 04:46 PM
Sep 2020

to whatever he fancied and haul it off. Technically it was legal because it was government property, but it showed complete disregard and disrespect for the Ambassador. And I wouldn't put it past him to try to walk off with some of the art in the White House.

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