‘Dump Trump’ movement: Now, buy anti-Trump posters laced with dog poop

New York-based artist Hanksy recently opened America's first 'Dump Trump' protest shop in US.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 6, 2016 6:21 pm
donald trump, US election, US elections 2016, dump trump, dump on trump, dump trump movement, dump trump protest shop, trump dog poop portraits, trump dog feces paintings, new york trump tower, usa news, world news, latest news A store sells customised anti-Trump posters and stickers made out of dog poop reportedly collected from in front of Trump Tower in New York. (Source: Reuters)

Businessman-turned-politician Donald Trump has been on a roll ever since he began his campaign for the US Presidential election.

As his controversial comments gained currency, so did the campaign against him, which at times turned violent but was mostly tinged with sarcasm.

After a series of bizarre games featuring Trump and other specialised items — Trump toilet papers —  the anti-Trump campaign seems to have found yet another quirky addition to it.

donald trump, US election, US elections 2016, dump trump, dump on trump, dump trump movement, dump trump protest shop, trump dog poop portraits, trump dog feces paintings, new york trump tower, usa news, world news, latest news A woman uses her phone to photograph portraits of Donald Trump posters made partially from dog feces. (Source: Reuters)

A shop recently opened in New York as part of the campaign “Dump Across America”, which was started by popular street artist Hanksy and his team.

It all began in 2015 when a wall mural depicting the millionaire businessman as a fly-infested pile of shit (literally) went viral. The mural showing Trump as a poop emoji not only went viral, but also came to represent the ‘Dump Trump’ campaign.

A group of men laugh at artwork referencing U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made by the artist Hanksy and being sold at a temporary store in New York, U.S., June 4, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. A group of men laugh at artwork referencing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made by the artist Hanksy and being sold at a temporary store in New York. (Source: Reuters)

Hanksy’s store now sells customised products such as anti-Trump posters and stickers that were made out of crap — yes, dog poop. The dog feces were reportedly collected from in front of Trump Tower in New York.

Hanksy in a recent interview said, “I’ve always respected that the right image can sway someone. And I know this is a cartoon piece of imagery — when it comes down to it, it’s just a turd — but there are layers to it. You never know what can take off, what can hit people and trigger things in someone.”

The Complex, in its article, mentions that some twenty portraits of Trump were made using a “paint-like substance,” which was made using dog feces. The article further clarifies that the Hanksy has said that the customers need not worry as the paint has been “coated in a several layers of varnish.”

The group behind the campaign say that they are not a political group.

“This is not a political group. It’s not politics. It’s just common sense. Donald Trump is not fit to represent the United States of America,” reads a statement.

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