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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2019 12:18 p.m. PST

…fury in Mexico

"A new portrait of Emiliano Zapata has caused a firestorm of outrage for its portrayal of the Mexican revolutionary hero striking a seductive pose clad only in a pink sombrero and high heels.

Furious campesinos stormed one of the country's most renowned art museums on Thursday to demand the removal of the painting, part of a new exhibition titled Zapata after Zapata that seeks to present alternative views of the Mexican revolution…"
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Col Durnford Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2019 12:28 p.m. PST

Well, at least the Mexicans will not put up with that sort of crap, I mean art.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2019 12:31 p.m. PST

That's what they get all riled up over???

Seems there are more pressing, "real-world" issues they might be upset about to me, that they might want to storm other buildings and leaders over.

Stryderg11 Dec 2019 1:25 p.m. PST

If you let the simple stuff slide, it keeps creeping over the line. Storm the gates! or castle, or whatever we're storming these days.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2019 2:42 p.m. PST

A portrait of a guy in a pink sombrero is the least of their problems.

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2019 5:26 p.m. PST

Mexico has descended into a third world warlord controlled country. And it is right on our doorstep and the door is ajar.

ThePeninsularWarin15mm11 Dec 2019 7:22 p.m. PST

A pity they don't get this worked up over drug cartels bribing their politicians and keeping them impoverished.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2019 10:28 p.m. PST

Not to mention how many people they kill, kidnap, oppress, etc., etc., there.

You are spot on, sadly, SMM.

Pan Marek12 Dec 2019 11:46 a.m. PST

Peninsular- +1

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2019 12:04 p.m. PST



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