The search string, “Soviet Era Heroic Realism” yielded the second image–it helps to knowingly guess what one is after–which has the caption, “Post World War Two Russian Post–Young builders of Communism, go forth toward the new heights.”
We know how that worked out, and Stalin, at least in atrocious facsimile, appears to be with us yet.
Regarding Trump’s depiction, I have commented via Twitter (on Brigitte Gabriel’s feed) already this morning on Moscow’s Trojan Horse–he’s about that large too–in the Grand Old Party (of Greed), and here will relay the cannon fire in plain text and in a manner more easily accessed–>
Independently judge his character-https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/01/24/trumps-false-or-misleading-claims-total-30573-over-four-years/;
Consider his attacks on our Free Press-https://conflict-backchannels.com/2017/10/23/fake-news-genuine-fake-news-the-real-fake-news-get-your-fake-news-here/;
Look at his closest advisors-https://conflict-backchannels.com/2023/02/07/janus-notes-trumps-arrival-and-perhaps-departure-manafort-to-kise/
#PolitCrims; follow the money-https://conflict-backchannels.com/2021/10/09/trumps-america-in-retrospect-russian-real-estate-entanglements/;
Note how he does business-https://conflict-backchannels.com/2022/10/10/trump-corruption-narcotics-russia-a-glance/
Don the Con’s base or cult would in their own self-interest do well to recall his track record as an American businessman: https://conflict-backchannels.com/2022/09/27/djt-the-success-at-failing-two-tweets/.
The #GOP’s greatest issue?
Too many in the GOP appear to have stopped working for the United States of America and with fealty to the nation’s Constitution and the laws that have flowed from it and informed #Americans as a coherent and cohesive national community absolutely breathtaking in its compassion, inclusiveness, and vision. While some #Democrats have gone in for petulant historical exhumations and quests for restoration, the whole plus moderate and modern #Republicans have chosen–to judge by the last election–the more traditional American way forward, i.e., by elections fair, free, and secure and with affairs conducted honestly, openly, and with integrity.
“Trump is doing what he has always done. He walks to the line of openly calling for violence and stops just before making overt directives,” Kurt Braddock, an American University professor who studies far-right extremism and the ways in which communication and propaganda contribute to political violence, told Insider.
“In many ways, the implications are the same. His supporters who are looking for an excuse to turn to violence will see this as his implicit approval,” Braddock added.Haltiwanger, John. “Terrorism experts say Trump’s ‘dangerous’ rhetoric offers his extreme followers ‘an excuse’ for violence if he’s indicted.” Business Insider, March 24, 2023.
Bradner, Eric and Kate Sullivan. “Trump baselessly rails against ‘prosecutorial misconduct’ at Waco rlaly as investigations loom.” CNN Politics, March 26, 2023.
Haberman, Maggie, Jonah E. Bromwich and William K. Rashbaum. “Trump, Escalating Attacks, Raises Specter of Violence if He Is Charged.” The New York Times, March 24, 2023.
Haltiwanger, John. “Terrorism experts say Trump’s ‘dangerous’ rhetoric offers his extreme followers ‘an excuse’ for violence if he’s indicted.” Business Insider, March 24, 2023.
Guasco, Michael. “The Misguided Focus on 1619 as the Beginning of Slavery in the U.S. Damages Our Understanding of American History.” Smithsonian Magazine, September 13, 2017.
Oppenheim, James S. “Anthropolitical Psychology.” BackChannels. The page supports a number of URL avenues for further exploration of Donald Trump’s autocratic mentality and the too easily led disposition of his followers.
Oppenheim, James S. “Trump and the Question of Insurrection.” BackChannels, January 9, 2021.
Smith, David. “Trump describes 2024 election as ‘the final battle’ from podium in Waco.” The Guardian, March 25, 2023.
Subramaniam, Tara and Daniel Dale. “Fact check: Trump repeats false claims during rally in Waco, Texas.” CNN Politics, March 26, 2023.
Practically an Afterthought on Donal Trump’s Anti-Democratic Authoritarian Narcissistic Mentality