Monthly Archives: September 2015

Presidential Ad Flashbacks (1952 Campaign Songs Edition)

First in a series from our Dustup 2016 NostADgia® desk The first presidential campaign television commercials ran in 1952 (the Eisenhower/Stevenson I bakeoff.) At the time, apparently, the inaugural political admakers thought that borrowing from the entertainment world might be a good approach. … Continue reading

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‘South Park’ Invades Donald Trump’s South Parts

From our To Know Trump desk Full disclosure: The dustupping staff is not a regular viewer of Comedy Central’s South Park, but we’ve always admired the show’s ability to not give a damn what anyone thinks about it. And never … Continue reading

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Attention @realDonaldTrump: Hugh Hewitt Blew It

Popular conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt – who tied Donald Trump to the whipping post recently over Middle East affairs, then folded like origami when he was criticized for it – took to Politico yesterday to do the crystal ball thing on presidential … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Round Two of the GOP Presidential Rumpus

In the interest of full disclosure, the dustupping staff should mention that we lost interest in last night’s CNN Republican Presidential Debate around the time Ben Carson spoke about hizzzzzz . . . Whatever. Regardless, here’s some dotsam and netsam from … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Super PAC Depicts Jeb Bush As Cipher

From our Whiskey Tango Foxtrot desk The Bush-Industrial Complex has finally decided to spend some of its hundred-something millions to kick-start the Frère Apparent’s presidential campaign. From CNN: Jeb Bush super PAC drops $24 million on ads Let the air … Continue reading

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Welcome to Dustup 2016!

Dustup 2016 – a multi-platform project of Campaign Outsider (Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter to come) – is dedicated to chronicling the most notable antics of the current presidential field. After all, there are (at least) 22 stories in the Naked … Continue reading

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