Tag Archives: Comstockery

"Your Honor, This Woman Gave Birth to a Naked Child!" Robert Minor, Cartoon of Anthony Comstock (1915)

Trumpism is the New Comstockery [Guest Post]

By Dr. Amy Werbel Author of the forthcoming book Lust on Trial: American Art, Law, and Culture During the Reign of Anthony Comstock [Columbia University Press, 2018] A new word has entered common parlance and it bodes well for the future of democracy: Trumpism. The tendency of Donald Trump to run his campaign and his…