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Trump Baby Blimp Finds Permanent Home

Trump Baby Blimp flys over the Women's March in LA

After touring the world, the Trump effigie will rest at The Museum of London.

In the last weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump has become increasingly unwelcome in locations around the world (the Scottish government recently told him not to try to visit his golf course there). 

Fortunately, one vestige of Trump's devastating reign has found a home abroad: the giant balloon of Trump as a cell phone waving, tantrum-throwing baby in diapers has been purchased by The Museum of London. 

Trump Baby Blimp flys over British Parliament

The Museum of London first expressed interest in acquiring the blimp when it flew over Parliament Square (above) while Trump visited the British capital in 2018 and met with the Queen.

Since then it has traveled the world, appearing at the 2019 Women's March in Los Angeles (opening photo) and in New York during Trump's first impeachment trial. 

According to the BBC, the Museum calls the 19.7 foot blimp an "extraordinary and imaginative idea," while its creators say hope it will be "a reminder of the politics of resistance that took place during Trump's time in office."

The Museum of London's director, Sharon Ament, explains that the Trump Baby Blimp is important to preserve as an example of the British's use of sarcasm as protest. "We use humor a lot. And we poke fun at politicians. This is a big - literally - example of that," she says.

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