It’s Baaaack! The Winston Churchill Bust Furore, Round 3
N.B. The Epstein story is expanded in The American Spectator, 30 January.
It seems that every four or eight years we must have a Great Media Hoedown over a bust of Winston Churchill by Jacob Epstein arriving at, or departing, the White House. The revolving door bust belongs to the British Embassy. It has twice resided on loan in the Oval Office. Ipso facto, it has twice returned to the Embassy. Perhaps it should hang on a Zip line between the two buildings to convenience the spirit of the moment.
Whenever the Epstein makes a trip back or forth, the media explodes in speculation.…