Controversial 'Cops as Pigs' painting gets much needed addition | The District |
The Thin Blue Line Art contest Earlier this month, Missouri Democrat congressman Lacy Clay (D), hung a painting in the Capitol Hill hallway. The painting, that depicts police officers as pigs, was created by a high school student in the Democrat Congressmans district, after the student, 'won' an, 'art contest'. Tuesday Earlier this week, Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter (R) from California, took offense to the painting, removed it from the Capitol Hill wall and transported the painting to the office of the Democrat who put it there, Lacy Clay (D). Clay re-hung the painting a few hours later. The next day, Colorado congressman, Doug Lamborn (R) again removed the painting, and returned it to the office of Democrat Lacy Clay. The Democrat hung the painting later that day. After being hung up again, the painting was removed by Reps. Brian Babin (R-Texas) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) Clay then told on the republicans, by complaining to Speaker Paul Ryan (R). A New Orleans Democrat