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American Carnival: Costume and Class in Trump's America

American Carnival: Costume and Class in Trump's America

The political heat of 2017 has finally boiled all the political chants down to their essence: "Fuck that shit!"

More than a thousand juggalos—fans of the horror-art rap group the Insane Clown Posse (ICP)—chant this perfect refrain for our insane era in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, Sept. 16. Many of them are wearing clown paint on their faces or sporting tattoos or other signs that they are down with the clown.

Farris Haddad, who was introduced as "the motherfucking juggalawyer," is speaking when the chant breaks out for probably the fifth or sixth time. "We're talking about freaking music here. If this is allowed to stand, and so far it...

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