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7 photos that capture the absurdity of this election season

The 2016 presidential campaign has inspired a visual backlash to business as usual, targeting the typical posturing, rituals, and coronations. From early on in the election cycle, staff photographers and freelancers have been challenging the campaign process at every turn, especially on Instagram and Twitter. It's not just visual satire and irony, which were prevalent in large doses in 2008.
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