Press Secretary Jay Carney had a puff piece in the Washingtonian magazine, complete with pictures. Pictures, it seems that may have revealed more than the words of the article itself. You judge.
Read the article here. It is indeed a balancing act to claim the name American, to wear the badge of the Democratic Party, to work for President Obama, and have a deep affection for old Soviet era posters lauding communism. So here are Carney's family and the artwork appreciated by the family.
Now you know why art and architecture are so important -- they reflect our values as well as direct them. In the Church art and architecture are not neutral but either for or against the faith.