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Donald Trump and Dictatorial Taste
#81
Roy Rigordaeva:
Why is it they all use the same interior decorator ?

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#82
(04-10-2017, 04:13 PM)Eric the Green Wrote: Roy Rigordaeva:
Why is it they all use the same interior decorator ?

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What I want to know, are any of chairs solid gold?  Gold plating looks nice but it's  just so faux wrt actual value.
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#83
(04-10-2017, 04:17 PM)Ragnarök_62 Wrote:
(04-10-2017, 04:13 PM)Eric the Green Wrote: Roy Rigordaeva:
Why is it they all use the same interior decorator ?

[Image: 17862393_10211221191518545_4670268331978...e=594D2FCD]

What I want to know, are any of chairs solid gold?  Gold plating looks nice but it's  just so faux wrt actual value.

I wonder if the gold leaf reduces the life cycle cost.  Wood has to be polished; gold presumably only needs dusting.
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#84
A good place for a discussion of Kitsch, a commonplace perquisite of cruel and kleptocratic regimes:


http://katiejbates.blogspot.com/2006/12/...ch-in.html
"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool" -- William Shakespeare, As You Like It, V.i


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#85
Libya under Qaddafi -- a rich nation due to its oil income, but whose people were very poor.





More evidence.
"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool" -- William Shakespeare, As You Like It, V.i


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#86
When "President" falls short of one's pretensions, and only "Emperor" will do...

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Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa.

...Emperor Hirohito  and Reza Shah Pahlavi snubbed this coronation.
"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool" -- William Shakespeare, As You Like It, V.i


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#87
And now the definitive expression of taste of a despot. Guess which one!





Intended to overawe anyone except its master and perhaps the Devil who certainly paid many visits and liked what he saw.
"The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool" -- William Shakespeare, As You Like It, V.i


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