Stationary Stump Speeches

Stump Speech: a speech that is made many times by a politician who is traveling to different places during a campaign for election

For the record, Campfire Tales is non-political, and that’s not about to change.

(No, that’s the wrong word. Try again.)

For the record, Campfire Tales is non-partisan, and that’s not about to change.

Thinking about the phrase “stump speech” has inspired a short, (United States) election season series that will start later this week. Actual stump speeches, with candidate photos!

The only difference is, these candidates don’t come to you — you will have to come here to them.  They definitely do not travel.

Here are some of the reaction shots our photographer took of voters listening in the crowd:

Soon after those peaceful shots, the audience got a little unruly, but were quickly tamed with some crowd control:

To Be Continued

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