The man who pauses on the paths of treason,
Halts on a quicksand, the first step engulfs him.
~ Aaron Hill
My first idea for this Art Thursday was "traitors," but I found that it was a little tough to come up with enough art so I branched out to include people who sponsor treason (and protesters).
Kiss of Judas
by Giotto di Bondone
Copy of engraving by H. B. Hall after John Trumbull, published 1879
Meanwhile In America...
by Greg Auerbach
Russian support for Donald Trump at the Twitter/Facebook Election Carnival 2016
photo by Matt Brown
Pussy Riot performing a song against Vladimir Putin in the Christ Savior Cathedral
The Prayer, a.powers-fudyma
Protest for Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya (murdered, 2006)
photo by Amnesty Finland
Russian Authorities Order the Destruction of a Digital Artwork
The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin by Masha Gessen
A bit about Putin's Russia by Anna Politkovskaya
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder
The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy
by Greg Miller
Nemo unquam sapiens proditori credendum putavit.
No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted.