Controversial Obama Painting – Sales Soar After Story Goes Viral

By Josey Wales

In front of the White House a man is sitting on a park bench in the throes of depression. He is surrounded by all 43 presidents. In the forefront, purposefully ignoring the depressed man is President Obama, whose right foot is stepping on the Constitution. James Madison is next to Obama, pleading with him to stop.

“(T)his man (on the park bench) represents every man, woman, and child who is an American… he hopes to find the American dream of happiness and prosperity.

“But now because of unconstitutional acts imposed on the American people by our government we stand on the precipice of disasters,”

Controversial Painting, ‘The Forgotten Man’ by Jon McNaughton (Photo Credit: Jon McNaughton)

Sales soared for a painting depicting Obama trampling on the Constitution after a story CBS Las Vegasproduced last weekend went viral.

John McNaughton’s “The Forgotten Man” sold in one day “what we would sell in three months.”

Crumpled dollar bills, legislative documents, and, like a whisper—the U.S. Constitution beneath the foot of Barack Obama.

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