Wash Post Equates ‘Trumpism’ to ‘White Supremacy,’ ‘Disease’

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November 11th, 2020 8:42 AM

Washington Post art and architecture critic Philip Kennicott, who has a bizarre habit of inserting leftist politics into his museum, library and memorial reviews, decided to just rant about the election on the front page of Saturday's Style section. His hatred for Trump voters oozed throughout the piece, titled “Trumpism is a lifestyle disease, chronic in America.”

The Washington Post Hate-Pukes on America -- In The Weirdest Places!

July 19th, 2020 10:25 PM

Washington Post art/architecture critic Philip Kennicott is an insufferable snob. America stinks, our democracy is a disaster...and he's supposed to be describing the makeover of a public library. The Post is so relentlessly liberal, the editorializing against America pops up everywhere.

WashPost Art Critic Turns Temporary CNN Arrest Into Trump Tyranny

May 30th, 2020 5:08 PM

Washington Post art critic Philip Kennicott launched another one of his Trump-dystopia jeremiads on Friday, turning the temporary outrage after the arrest of a CNN crew filming the Minneapolis riots into some sort of grand metaphor of George Orwell's 1984. cameras have caught police gunning down people of color, resting their body weight on their necks, choking them while…

WashPost Critic: America Is 'Desperately Sick,' Needs Deep Self-Pity

May 18th, 2020 11:21 PM
Liberals strongly resist any hint of American exceptionalism. They're always happier trying to tear America down, taking it down a peg, thinking American arrogance is a dangerous thing for the world. On the front of Saturday's Style section of The Washington Post, arts critic Philip Kennicott wrote an essay headlined "TAKE PITY ON U.S.," or online it was "There’s no…

WashPost Art Critic Skips FDR in Essay on Trump & Japanese Internment

March 19th, 2018 8:38 PM
In Sunday’s Washington Post, art critic Philip Kennicott unloaded on images of American “fascism” in a new exhibit in New York featuring photographs of the unjust internment of Japanese Americans during World War II titled "Then They Came For Me." That’s somehow comparable to Trump if he deported “Dreamers.” That would be a "looming civic crisis…
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Fake News: WaPo Art Critic Pushes Myth of Reagan's 'Neglect' of AIDS

February 15th, 2018 8:42 PM
Washington Post art critic Philip Kennicott ripped into the Age of Reagan in reviewing a new exhibit at Washington's Hirshhorn Museum that “explores the evaporation of the line between art and commodity in the 1980s.” Attacking Reagan apparently required a dollop of the never-ending Fake News of the Reagan administration’s “purposeful neglect” of homosexuals…

Newspaper Art Critics Rush to Defend 'Solid Cool' of Obama Portraits

February 12th, 2018 1:16 PM
While traditionalists surely looked quizzically at the contemporary portraits that Barack and Michelle Obama commissioned for display in the National Portrait Gallery, one could count on The Washington Post and The New York Times to explain how wonderfully revolutionary the Obamas were to promote African-American painters to overturn the "bland propriety" of white traditions. 

WashPost Imagines Arts Stifled by Trump's 'Authoritarian Leadership'

August 22nd, 2016 1:06 PM
If it’s Sunday, The Washington Post is imagining President Trump as an authoritarian dictator. A few weeks ago, the Sunday Outlook section compared Trump to fictional dictators. Yesterday, the Sunday Arts section gave Philip Kennicott a huge 2,000-word space for his own fictional-dictator scenario: imagining how Trump would ruin artistic free expression if he wins in November.

WashPost Art Critic's Hebdo Lesson: Religion Needs to Go Away

January 10th, 2015 9:18 PM
Washington Post art critic Philip Kennicott was brought in to denounce the closed-minded Islam-bashing bigots in Saturday’s Style section. By the end, Kennicott was complaining that religion needs desperately to be removed from the public square. Mayhem will continue without secularization: "unless we commit not just to leaving religious certainty in the home, but the deeper…

WashPost Art Critic Rails Against 'Gauzy View of American Goodness'

December 13th, 2014 6:21 PM
In his "Critic's Notebook" on the front of Thursday's Style section, Washington Post art critic Philip Kennicott descended into another rant suggesting the United States is barely more moral than Islamic State beheaders. Americans are not a good people; we are a horrible people, ruthless and then cluelessly patriotic. The headline was "Senate report's real question:…

WashPost Art Critic Wants Elephant-Dung Virgin Mary Art in New Exhibit

December 4th, 2014 11:30 AM
The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington unveils an exhibit Friday titled “Picturing Mary,” featuring more than 60 works on the mother of Jesus. Washington Post art critic Philip Kennicott wrote on Thursday that the museum is cowardly. It’s putting on an exhibit curated by a Yale-educated priest and featuring works borrowed from the Vatican, so it doesn’t…

The Media's Most Outrageous Olympic Outbursts: Ridiculing Republicans

February 8th, 2014 9:59 AM
Sports fans checking in on coverage of Team USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia might want to brace themselves for unexpected outbursts of liberal preaching from reporters covering the games. Over the years the MRC has documented lefty reporters and writers using the games to celebrate socialist policies, bash expressions of patriotism and even work in jabs against Republicans.…

WashPost Style Page Delivers Sloppy Wet Kiss to Obamas Over Hug Photo

November 8th, 2012 3:06 PM
As we've noted time and again, the Style section of the Washington Post has been reliably gaga over President Obama and liberal-friendly causes and campaigns. Today's Style page was no exception, with its front page dominated by an Obama for America photo that has been widely retweeted on Twitter and "liked" on Facebook. "Snapshot of an equal, modern marriage,"…

On Sunday, WaPo Celebrates 'The Inherent Queerness of America

November 27th, 2011 8:22 AM
On the first Sunday of Advent, The Washington Post devoted two stories on the front of its Arts section to revisiting last year's controversy over a gay-left exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery that starred a video with ants crawling on the crucifix of Jesus. The "Hide/Seek" propaganda assembly is now on display at the Brooklyn Museum, and Post critic Philip Kennicott thinks…