Marni Halasa, clown princess of protest, tilts against Trump here

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Some demonstrations are not protests, and some protests are not raging polemic fire storms.

Marni Halasa, an Akron native living in New York City, will demonstrate the latter point here during the Republican National Convention. She will do it with the whimsy and colorful verve of a Mardi Gras float, with an infectious smile and a distinct leftward tilt that is quite real.

She said performance artist, professional protester, lawyer, journalist, and figure-skating instructor also belong on her resume.

"I am coming for the GOP Convention on Tuesday and possibly Wednesday to protest against Trump," she said in a recent email... READ MORE