The GOP has had the image of a milky-white male for ages, so the latest news swarming around a painting hanging in Bobby Jindal’s office is no surprise. Because, well, he’s got to just be trying to fit in.
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The picture clearly depicts Jindal with a slightly lighter skin tone than he actually has, as Addicting Info pointed out:
If you were a stranger who happened into the Jindal office, you may understandably assume that the Governor of Louisiana is Caucasian. You certainly would have no clue as to what Jindal actually looked like. If he passed you in the hall, you probably wouldn’t even think twice about it.
But, people have been incorrectly stating that the picture is Jindal’s official portrait. It’s actually this: