Magazine Paints Hunter Biden as Struggling Artist Instead of DOJ Investigation Target and Meth Addict

I thought it was “Groundhog Day.” Only in this version, Punxsutawney Phil had a substance-abuse disorder, a nasty child support case with a former stripper, and a lost laptop that could make life hell for his high-profile father.

In early March — as I probably had better stuff to worry about — I was fixated by a ridiculous puff piece by The New York Times’ Adam Popescu about Robert Hunter Biden — the 50-year-old son of then-Democratic front-runner Joe Biden — who was starting a career as an artist.

There wasn’t a whole lot of talk about what the art looked like, because it looked a lot like this:

Hey, I had those backgrounds on my iPhone 4s, too!

Anyhow, the piece focused primarily on how Hunter Biden was trying to heal through art and how mean Republicans were continuing to ask for an investigation for his work for Ukrainian energy firm Burisma even though, according to The Times, “There has been no proof of any wrongdoing by Mr. Biden related to his business dealings in Ukraine.”

There also had been no serious investigation into it, but hey …

The piece hardly got into the seamier side of Biden’s life aside from the fact he was an addict — which, that’s terrible, but the fact he’d fathered a kid out of wedlock with an adult dancer and tried to avoid paying child support any way possible barely got discussed, as did any talk of his foreign dealings without saying there was no evidence to support looking into them.

Well, in the interim, Biden has been the target of a tax fraud investigation for those foreign dealings for some time and he’d also forgotten about a laptop with some pretty important information on it that was part of that investigation.

Vanity Fair’s Emily Kirkpatrick knew about this when she wrote a piece in December about his first solo art show!

Mind you, the piece was a composite of other pieces, particularly the first report by the New York Post. However, she was a bit easier on him than the Post is — and really, who isn’t? — writing that Biden “has not only a Department of Justice investigation into his taxes to contend with, but also his first solo art show to prepare for next year.”

“The president-elect’s son is reportedly in the midst of signing a deal to be represented as an artist by Georges Bergès Gallery in New York City with a solo exhibition in the works for next year,” she wrote, citing the Post report.

“The venture capitalist turned artist, whose studio is in the pool house of his Hollywood Hills home, creates his work with a metal straw he uses to blow alcohol ink onto Japanese Yupo paper, creating abstract layers of colors and concentric circles,” she noted.

She also used one of the most complimentary quotes from The New York Times’ piece, the one where he said his painting “puts my energy toward something positive,” adding that, “It keeps me away from people and places where I shouldn’t be.”

“The one thing I have left is my art. It’s the one thing they can’t take away from me or conflate with anything else,” he said.

Actually, they can take it away from you for a few years if you get convicted of tax fraud.

She mentioned the tax fraud investigation again and then conflated it with this: “He’s also already made one very influential opponent in the art world—Jerry Saltz.

The New York Magazine critic dubbed his work ‘Generic Post Zombie Formalism illustration’ and added, ‘The background doesn’t always have to be white, you big baby.”

Actually, Saltz was a bit nastier than that if you read the Artnet piece in which he offered his assessment of Hunter Biden’s art.

“Lose the big signature at once; forget the Kusama dots altogether; experiment with the surface and color and tools. Really consider the whole-page as a space and not make everything derivative all-over composition.

By “Kusama dots,” he’s talking about Yayoi Kusama, the Japanese abstract artist who combines a “that could have been done by my child” aesthetic with a “that could have been done for my child” one:

Scott Indrisek, former deputy editor of Artsy, was less kind.

“Hunter’s paintings have a kind of vaguely scientific, vaguely psychedelic vibe that reminds me of Fred Tomaselli — if Fred Tomaselli started making art for dermatologists’ waiting rooms,” he said.

Just so we’re on the same page:

“But then again, the process here seems more important than the finished product,” Indrisek continued. “I guess it’s important that wounded men of a certain age and privileged background have the opportunity to find themselves creatively … it’s just too bad that everyone else is expected to pay attention.”

Also, both Vanity Fair and the New York Post missed the best anecdote from Artnet’s coverage of Hunter Biden, this one from a Jan. 2, 2020, story that dealt with how he got his start in the art world (aside from having a rich father and a bankable name).

“For a period in 2018, Biden could be seen stopping by art openings and parties on the Lower East Side, and attended a runway show for the hip downtown fashion brand Lou Dallas,” they reported. “Sources said that many of his art-world connections came through his relationship with Zoe Kestan, the lingerie entrepreneur who is better known by her Instagram handle @weed_slut_420.”

That feels a bit like “Groundhog Day” too, if you ask me.

This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.

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PURE EVIL: Democrats to Censure Mo Brooks and Louie Gohmert in Coming Days for Challenging Election Fraud and Blaming Riots on Them

You knew this was coming.
Democrats are planning to censure Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and Rep. Mo Brooks (R-TX) in the coming days for challenging the stolen 2020 election.

Democrats want to pin the rioting in the US Capitol by Trump supporters and Antifa on the Republican lawmakers who HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT!

This is how a tyrannical government behaves.
Democrats have all the power and they are going to use it to punish anyone who stands in their way.

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THERE IT IS: Evil Pelosi Admits in “60 Minutes” Tongue-Bath Interview that Motivation for Impeachment Is To Ensure “He Never Runs Again” (VIDEO)

Rush Limbaugh was right.
They’re absolutely TERRIFIED of Donald Trump!

Rush Limbaugh: Democrats “Recoiling in Fear” and “Quaking in their Boots” that Donald Trump Will Unleash a Bevy of Damning Classified Documents

And they should be.
Donald Trump won the 2020 election in a landslide with more blacks, latinos, immigrants, gays and Jews than 2016.
Trump won all of the bellwether counties and nearly every GOP toss-up House race.

Trump won at least 74.2 million votes and that does not count the votes that were subtracted from his totals on live TV.
Joe Biden reportedly won 81 million votes despite losing 200 more counties than Obama in either race.
Our sources say Biden won only 58 million votes which is more believable.

Without Trump the Republican Party is dead.

Democrats can’t beat Trump without cheating.

In her latest “60 Minutes” interview Pelosi admits Democrats want to impeach President Trump to ensure he never runs again.

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PGA Announces It Will Strip Trump Bedminster Golf Club of 2022 PGA Championship After Capitol Hill Chaos

Presidential contender Donald Trump, right, poses for a selfie with Jonathan Lynch, during the second day of the Women’s British Open golf championship on the Turnberry golf course in Turnberry, Scotland, Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

Here we go.
In 2015 Macy’s Stores dumped Trump merchandise after the liberal media misreported on Donald Trump’s comments on illegal aliens from Mexico.

Trump hit them back hard.

Donald Trump Calls for American Boycott on Pro-Illegal Alien @Macys Stores

Today Macy’s is struggling to survive.

On Sunday the PGA announced it will strip Trump’s Bedminster Club from the 2022 PGA Championship after the Capitol Hill chaos this week.

Via Pro-Trump News and We Love Trump.

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Whites Need Not Apply: Biden Says His Priority Will Be to Help Blacks, Latinos, Asians and Native Americans Reopen and Rebuild Their Small Businesses (VIDEO)

Whites need not apply.

Democrat and RINO Governors destroyed small businesses with authoritarian Covid lockdown orders as Pelosi and McConnell held up stimulus money for more than 8 months.

Now Joe Biden is promising to make it his priority to help blacks, Latinos, Asians and Native Americans reopen and rebuild their small businesses.

“Our priority will be Black, Latino, Asian, and Native American owned small businesses, women-owned businesses, and finally having equal access to resources needed to reopen and rebuild,” Biden said.

Biden also suggested that minorities are just too stupid to know how to call up a banker or know where the relief is available in the first place.

Sounds racist.

WATCH:

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