Calling right-wing provocateurs performance artists is an insult to performance artists


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“A man holds a press conference with his fly down the entire time. On election day, a woman appears at a polling station wearing a burqa and asked for a ballot under the name Huma Abedin. A man throws half-eaten cheeseburgers at pedestrians. The president hires actors to fill the stands at his campaign announcement. An artist hires actors from the same agency to clap for too long at his exhibition opening. A man circumcises himself on stage with a dull Swiss army knife. A woman reenacts Rand Paul’s 13-hour filibuster wearing a scary clown costume.”