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British protesters inflate 'Trump baby' blimp ahead of state visit

23 May 2019

Protesters in London inflated a blimp depicting Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby on Wednesday. it was a trial run ahead of a planned flight during the U.S. president's state visit to Britain next month. Britain's so-called special relationship with the United States is one of the enduring alliances of the past century, but some British voters see Trump as crude, volatile and opposed to their values on issues ranging from global warming to his treatment of women.

The blimp greeted Trump when he visited Britain in 2018. he described that as an attempt to make him feel unwelcome. The team behind the giant inflatable said they would let it fly again if a crowdfunding campaign can raise 30,000 pounds for groups backing causes from climate action to women's rights.