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Dispatch 28: It’s Just Words, Folks. It’s Just Words
David Levi Strauss / Debates / Dispatch / The Race

Dispatch 28: It’s Just Words, Folks. It’s Just Words

I believe that Donald Trump lost the 2016 Presidential race for good in the first fifteen minutes of the second debate. After staging a pre-debate press conference with three women who have accused Bill Clinton of sexual harassment in the past and then seating them in the front row of the gallery to glower at … Continue reading

Dispatch 26: Hurricane
David Levi Strauss / Dispatch / The Race

Dispatch 26: Hurricane

MATTHEW eclipsed Donald briefly earlier today, with lots of grey images seen through rain-dropped lenses, until late in the afternoon, when the Washington Post released a three-minute video made by Access Hollywood in 2005, featuring Donald Trump bragging to professional celebrity lapdog Billy Bush about his remarkable power over women due to his stardom. When … Continue reading

Dispatch 25: Rope-a-Doping the Mainstreaming of Deviancy
David Levi Strauss / Debates / Dispatch

Dispatch 25: Rope-a-Doping the Mainstreaming of Deviancy

ONE of the many curious sights in Cleveland at the Republican Convention was boxing promoter Don King, who had apparently been snubbed by Trump as a speaker at the convention, working the room like a conquering hero. His salt and pepper Eraserhead fro caught the bright lights of the arena as he did interview after interview … Continue reading

Johnson County GOP Campaign HQ Grand Opening
Iowa / Power Portraits / The Race / Video

Johnson County GOP Campaign HQ Grand Opening

With but a few hours to go before the first 2016 Presidential Candidate Debate, we feature a trio of relatively recent documents from Iowa. One Question Interview of Johnson County, Iowa GOP Central Committee Chairman William “Bill” Keettel.  Interviewed on September 16, 2016 at the Grand Opening of the party’s campaign headquarters in North Liberty, … Continue reading