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Sat Feb 27, 2021, 02:10 PM

Golden Trump statue turning heads at CPAC was made in ... Mexico

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Source: The Guardian.

A golden statue of Donald Trump that has caused a stir at the annual US gathering of conservatives was made in Mexico – a country the former president frequently demonized.

The statue is larger than life, with a golden head and Trump’s trademark suit jacket with white shirt and red tie. Video and pictures of the tribute being wheeled through the halls of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, went viral on Friday.

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Now the artist behind the huge statue of Trump – Tommy Zegan – has revealed that the object was made in Mexico; a country that has been the target of much Trump racist abuse over his political career, and somewhere he has literally sought to build a wall against.

“It was made in Mexico,” Zegan told Politico’s Playbook newsletter. Zegan, who lives in Mexico on a permanent resident visa, described the transport of the monument to CPAC in full to Playbook.


Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/golden-trump-statue-turning-heads-at-cpac-was-made-in-e2-80-a6-mexico/ar-BB1e4Hnl



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speak easy Feb 27 OP
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Response to speak easy (Original post)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 02:19 PM

1. Nothing new. Watch this 1 minute youtube clip from Letterman 2012 shaming trump

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Response to mucifer (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 27, 2021, 02:55 PM

2. Oh, that was a classic moment

Trump should have known better than to go on David Letterman's show.

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Sat Feb 27, 2021, 03:16 PM

3. The flip flops made me guess Japanese mold

BTW, check out that person behind the curtain. These Conservatives. Whether they are at a insurrection or a convention, they look ridiculous.

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Sat Feb 27, 2021, 03:40 PM

4. After a review by forum hosts....LOCKING

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