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'Trump Baby' Blimp To Join London Museum

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The “Trump baby” blimp, depicting President Donald Trump, will have a home at a museum in London.

The diaper-clad baby blimp is 20-foot tall and has made an appearance around the world, including at Trump’s rallies. It was flown during Trump’s first visit to the U.K.

Now, as the U.S. president prepares to leave the White House, the blimp will be displayed in the Museum of London, according to CNN.

The group behind the “Trump baby” blimp said, “We hope the baby’s place in the museum will stand as a reminder of when London stood against Trump — but will prompt those who see it to examine how they can continue the fight against the politics of hate.”

Those who created the blimp also said, “This large inflatable was just a tiny part of a global movement — a movement that was led by the marginalised people whose Trump’s politics most endangered.”

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The blimp of “Trump baby” has made an appearance around the world:

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1159125553494077440%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1159125553494077440%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fijr.org%2Fwp-admin%2Fpost.php%3Fpost%3D1273388action%3Dedit

https://twitter.com/JillianIdlewptv/status/1043575786253504512%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1043575786253504512%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fthehill.com%2Fblogs%2Fblog-briefing-room%2Fnews%2F407937-trumps-baby-blimp-arrives-in-florida-for-mar-a-lago-protest

Museum of London Director Sharon Ament said, “London has always been an open, ever-evolving polyglot city. A haven for knowledge, tradition and controversy and over thousands of years we have played host to many a historic protest.”

She continued, “By collecting the baby blimp we can mark the wave of feeling that washed over the city that day and capture a particular moment of resistance — a feeling still relevant today as we live through these exceptionally challenging times — that ultimately shows Londoners banding together in the face of extreme adversity.”

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In July of 2018, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan gave protesters the green-light to fly the “Trump baby” blimp during Trump’s visit.

“The Mayor supports the right to peaceful protest and understands that this can take many different forms,” Khan’s office said at the time.

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