Friday, January 27, 2017

"Feminism is cancer" and other lovely sentiments

It was clear that dialogue had broken down, long before I decided to pick up my camera again. So, while I have training in the journalistic arts, this will not be a journalistic piece. Call it an op-ed. Call it propaganda. Call it what you want.

Audience waiting in line

For more conventional coverage, check out the Boulder Daily Camera article. Though, the best picture their photojournalist caught was run under the Denver Posts' version.

That said, I really don't know what to think.

I remember the Democratic primaries- my first experience of party politics. I was proud that so many in my neighborhood had come out to support Senator Sanders, & proud of the few Clinton supporters who chose to voice their opinions in opposition. However, their opinions amounted to tag lines about "getting things done" while the retorts amounted to nothing more substantial than "business as usual."

I struggled to follow the campaign trail after that. When Clinton & Trump took their respective nominations, debates seemed to... devolve. Our Presidents-to-be no longer looked to address each other, but their respective crowds.

(Continued, including more images below the jump. Click here to go to the full photostory.)