So I was browsing Art.com and typed the word “Patriotic” into their search engine, and here’s what came up among their selections:
And, as my friend Christine observes, “for only 134.91 plus shipping, you can have the whole set”!
It would seem I’ve seen this kind of iconic adulation of rulers before, in other countries:
The last time OUR nation was torn between unquestioning loyalty to an individual ruler, and the principle that all men (even rulers!) were equal before God, the ruler’s propaganda looked like this:
The poster for the opposition looked like this:
…and they were forever memorialized like this: