Yes, that Is a Golden Trump Statue at CPAC

by | Feb 26, 2021 | Money and Politics

Yes, that Is a Golden Trump Statue at CPAC

by | Feb 26, 2021 | Money and Politics

Yesterday web viewers were treated to a video of biblical proportions: a statue—if you could call it that—of Donald Trump, covered in gold and a weird hybrid American Flag/Lord Fauntleroy outfit being wheeled in at CPAC in Florida.

This of course unleashed a biblical—I know I just said that—flood of comedic backlash on Twitter comparing it to the worship of the Golden Calf as a blasphemous idol.

Of course people had to pose for selfies with this thing, which one can suppose is a form of worship.

CPAC, for the uninitiated, stands for Conservative Political Action Conference, an annual political conference attended by conservative activists and elected officials from across the United States and beyond.

The unmistakable irony of having a golden statue on display by a group that considers itself deeply rooted in Christian religious doctrine seems to have been entirely lost on these folks. Of course, the voice-over in the video above helps connect those dots with the actual quotes from the Bible that are relevant.

Donald Trump is still epoxied to the minds of CPAC members and this statue makes one draw a conclusion that actually worshiping him is not off the table.

Related Articles

woman putting her hand on her lips
Aug 03 2021

Pharma Lobbying — Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

Been to the pharmacy lately to pick up a prescription and find that your drug cost and/or copay has gone to the moon? Pharma companies, they really should be called...
Jul 18 2021

The “Search” for Election Fraud Persists, Despite No Evidence

Ongoing efforts to find election irregularities might serve the ambitions of some in politics, but they aren’t viewed favorably by many Americans. A new report...
Jul 16 2021

Covid: Trump Lied, People Died and Bob Woodward Is Complicit

As Trump was calling the Covid pandemic a “democratic hoax” he was simply doing what he did every day in office: lying. But the truth of what he actually...
Jul 12 2021

Congressional Democrats Need to Take Lesson from Texas

As Texas state Democratic lawmakers on Monday undertook a daring effort to deny their Republican colleagues the quorum needed to ram through a sweeping voter...
Jul 01 2021

ExxonMobil Lobbyists Admit to Anti-Climate Actions on Video

While ExxonMobil’s decades of sowing public doubt about climate science and the impact of fossil fuels have provoked various lawsuits, secretly recorded videos released...
Jun 30 2021

When Will Democrats Realize that They Won the Senate?

After eight years of living under the dictatorial rule of Mitch McConnell, Senate Democrats as a group still appear to be laboring under some sort of political version...
white cruise ship under concrete bridge
Jun 29 2021

Infrastructure: It’s Not Just About Roads and Bridges

With President Biden’s push for a massive infrastructure and jobs bill, comes the inevitable Republican knee-jerk push back. “Who’s going to pay for...
Jun 24 2021

The Koch-Funded Forever War Against Voting Rights and Democracy

Make no mistake about it. The Koch brothers, now reduced by one by the death of David Koch in 2019, have poured billions of dollars into the destruction of our...
Jun 22 2021

The Politics of Solutions Versus the Politics of Obstruction

Republican stalwarts like Mitch McConnell, to whom obstruction of any forward progress is like breathing, are not just trying to make life difficult for folks like...
Jun 18 2021

Election Officials Have Become Targets of Intimidation and Threats

Dissatisfied voters targeted election officials in 2020. Accustomed to working behind the scenes, many were cast as villains and now fear for their personal and...

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe for Updates!

Subscribe for Updates!

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This