I asked whether I might repost this. I found the painting captures the distancing of ourselves from the unfolding tragedy of the search for democracy in Syria.
My earlier thoughts on this were posted here, in response to the graphic descriptions of a journalist who had been smuggled into that city
Graphic Anthropology, the source of this post, is a great art blog. He creates powerful paintings that cross into comment on the world. http://graphicanthropology.wordpress.com/