. Broad Brush Art What’s considered great art isn’t static at all. There are always new trends that beguile and enthrall. We’ve had cave art, art deco, abstract and baroque. There was cubist, impressionist, pop art and folk. Each had palettes and brushstrokes that set them apart, but the newest and greatest is called Broad Brush Art. It takes years at an Ivy to study and train where all traces of wisdom are washed from each brain. Once inspected and found to be empty inside, every brain will be loaded with undeserved pride. They will then get a palette containing a list of long words that all end with a “-phobe” or an “-ist.” Either suffix plus any new sex, creed, or race makes a word to be used at the right time and place. They’re then given a brush that’s uncommonly wide that has bristles to which all their words are applied. For a canvas, they use any privileged class, which with one artful stroke, will get painted en masse. Those with functioning brains largely sigh in despair; they think broad-brush attacks on a group are unfair. Broad Brush artists will say great art needn’t be true, and besides, truth is based on one’s own point of view. Once the paint is applied, though it never comes off, it’s seen only by people whose brains are shut off. Using logic on those who adore Broad Brush Art will just ruin your day so it’s not very smart. Though they speak very loudly, their numbers are small. It is best if you never engage them at all. All their venomous rants are completely unmoored, as they screech just like nails when they scrape a chalkboard. So, avoid cars with stickers that say “Coexist,” since the driver is likely on their approved list Most importantly, you must remain far away from each Ivy-trained fool who just sees you as prey. And ignore their opinions on art history, they created this cult of Broad Brush lunacy. . . Warren Bonham is a private equity investor who lives in Southlake, Texas.