Hacker Exposes George W. Bush’s Bizarre Oil Paintings

Can a psychologist explain the significance of continually painting yourself bathing? Via The Smoking Gun, leaks from the email accounts of members of the Bush family revealed no nefarious Illuminati-style plottings, but did turn up this:

The apparent hack of several e-mail accounts has exposed personal photos and sensitive correspondence from members of the Bush family, including both former U.S. presidents. Included in the hacked material is a confidential October 2012 list of home addresses, cell phone numbers, and e-mails for dozens of Bush family members, including both former presidents, their siblings, and their children. The posted photos and e-mails contain a watermark with the hacker’s online alias, “Guccifer.”

The hacker also intercepted photos that George W. Bush e-mailed two months ago to his sister showing paintings that he was working on, including self-portraits of him showering and in a bathtub.

  • Tchoutoye

    His guilt is so great that merely washing his hands Pontius Pilate style doesn’t even come close.

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  • DrSanchezMD

    now theres an actual reason to compare him to Hitler – both were shitty painters

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    • Andrew

      That and the torture.

    • James Bond

      Let’s see: Hitler took over the minds and hearts of the population, decried and belittled his political opponents, changed way the country was run, treated jews as enemies, etc., etc.
      And you say he’s like who?

  • http://www.facebook.com/manuel.landa.988 Manuel Landa

    Oh my! Can’t wait for the lolcats we’re going to get from this!

    • echar

      like this?

      • echar

        or this?

  • Just a dude

    if i had to guess, i would say that he “does his best thinking while bathing”. But then he starts thinking about being a thinker, and wants to immortalize the moment, and paints this shit instead of thinking.

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    • http://twitter.com/TedHeistman Ted Heistman

      I like that one. Signature is cool.

    • http://myindigolives.wordpress.com/ Ellie K

      Thank you! That is a really nice painting. I am impressed. I thought the shower self-portraits were quite decent as well, to be honest. But Barney is best. I’d never seen that.

  • http://2012diaries.blogspot.com/ tristan eldritch

    This is how the world looks through reptillian eyes.

    • http://www.ContraControl.com/ Zenc

      Well said sir, well said.

    • alizardx

      For the rest of you, there’s Instagram, That said, if the world looked like that to me, I’d seek medical attention.

  • http://twitter.com/TedHeistman Ted Heistman

    looks like he was going for gay erotica but held back a bit.

  • JoiquimCouteau

    Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood
    Clean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather
    The multitudinous seas in incarnadine,
    Making the green one red.

  • Phillipede

    I noticed nobody here has asked the question, so I’ll go ahead and do it. Why is Bushy sending paintings of himself bathing to his sister? That doesn’t seem the least bit odd?

    We know that there has almost always been very troubling aspects of the Bush clan, but this seems a little out of the norm, even for them.

  • Haystack

    When I heard he painted I figured it would be bald eagles or aircraft carriers or something but…oh god this is disturbing.

  • Edwin Knepshield

    Oh please, I’m no fan of the Policies of the Bush administration, but if these paintings were done by anyone else no one would care or they’d be in a gallery. Don’t criticize just to criticize. That’s what. The Obama haters do and we’ve had enough of that.

  • klarg

    Who is W’s ghost painter? Is it the same guy that wrote W’s book?