The Smithsonian Lawsuit Explained by Julian Raven

This presentation took place at the Center for Contemporary Political Art in Washington D.C. on June 24th, 2019

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OBJECTION: TRUMP PORTRAIT "TOO POLITICAL"

The Smithsonian has no problem showing left wing, Democrat political campaign portraits.  But the Trump portrait was 'Too political" Both Hillary and Obama's 2008 political art was accepted and/or displayed at the National Portrait Gallery establishing legal precedent for political free speech to be expressed at the portrait gallery.  But conservative, Republican right wing political speech is barred as 'too political' in violation of the 1st Amendment to the U.S, Constitution.

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When a federal officer, the director of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, the curator of our American pictorial history can go to a hostile anti-Trump rally and tweet directly to the official Smithsonian Twitter feed and get away with it, you know that the D.C. swamp is far reaching and very deep.

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