Fans wearing the costumes of their favorite superheroes were out in force at the 2016 New York Comic Con. Salon's Amanda Marcotte and Peter Cooper injected a little lighthearted political talk into this year's con, by going around asking convention-goers, "If Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were fictional characters, which ones would they be?"
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Salon went to New York Comic Con and asked convention-goers what they thought about the presidential candidates
October 15, 2016 2:58AM (UTC)
Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon who covers American politics, feminism and culture. Her new book, "Troll Nation: How The Right Became Trump-Worshipping Monsters Set On Rat-F*cking Liberals, America, and Truth Itself" is out now. She can be followed on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.MORE FROM Amanda Marcotte • FOLLOW AmandaMarcotte