posted: January 9, 2017
A nice assignment from the Sunday (yesterday's) LATimes Op-Ed Page. Wes suggested portraying Trump as a stand up comic to illustrate the idea that Trump and hid scary politics have been dismissed as a joke by so many. I needed to find the scary element and arrived quickly at the strangled eagle hidden from view. Was channelling Grosz and Gropper and the Simplicissimus gang when drawing the clueless electorate down below.