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There are so many ways for presidential candidates to spar: in debates, in conversation with the press — and now, on social media! Yesterday, Hillary Clinton’s and Jeb Bush’s
interns Twitter accounts began duking it out in a highly entertaining battle of images.
It all began when Hillary tried to convince us that she could magically fix the student debt crisis in this country:
Not to be outdone, two and half hours later Jeb fired back with a graphic that softened Hillary’s blue, turned her gentle magenta into a raging red, and followed a dubious line of logic:
That really pissed off someone on Hillary’s team, who took a proverbial marker to the image and went teacher on it. The result is a pretty unexciting image, but the sentence accompanying it — including those periods at the beginning and the end — reads like a perfectly lobbed bomb of social media shade (that probably accounted for the extreme increase in the numbers of retweets and favorites).
But Jeb’s team wasn’t having it! And so they flipped Hillary’s logo on its side and wrote in “TAXES” dozens of time, filtering the obsessive madness of The Shining through the glorious possibilities of Microsoft Paint:
Ironically, with this hack design job, Jeb has sort of solved the problem of Hillary’s logo, which is that it features a red arrow pointing right: the arrow now points upwards, suggesting that the Republicans will in fact be the ones to raise taxes. Maybe Hillary’s recognition of this fueled her decision not to respond. Or maybe she just went to bed early.
Stay tuned for next week’s episode of presidential candidate wars — when we reveal that not only are Carly Fiorina and Bernie Sanders on Ello, but they’ve been using it to fight about abortion using only Fast and Furious GIFs for over a year!
Every utopia is a social experiment, the artist suggests in this commission for the Performa performance art biennial, and we’re ultimately the guinea pigs.
“You can’t live in a house that’s built upon your back.” This is one of the more memorable phrases spoken by the scripted lovers of Tschabalala Self’s Sounding Board, what Performa describes in its promotional materials as an “experimental play.” That phrase, uttered by one romantic partner to the other, operates as guidance, warning, dictate,…
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Todd Chandler’s documentary Bulletproof looks at the many people monetizing the societal rot of school shootings.
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On November 14, join Columbia University School of the Arts for virtual information sessions with the program chair, faculty, and staff.
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