The Official George W. Bush Portrait
by Jonathan Singer, Fri Dec 26, 2008 at 05:49:48 AM EST
Via Daily Kos comes the newly unveiled official portrait of the 43rd President of the United States.
As you can tell, this painting, which The Washington Post describes as depicting Bush "seated on a green sofa in a Western-style shirt" -- a fairly informal pose and dress -- stands in direct contrast to the more formal portraits of previous Presidents. Take, for example, the portrait of Bill Clinton:
The closest thing that comes to mind, in fact, when viewing the Bush 43 official portrait is the official portrait of Jerry Brown hanging in the California state capitol, which similarly stands out from its neighbors:
What do you think of our President's official portrait?