Trump baby blimp ‘stabbed with sharp object’ by pro-Trump activist in London

Trump baby blimp ‘stabbed with sharp object’ by pro-Trump activist in London
Trump baby blimp (Image: RT video screen grab)

[Ed. – Hopefully the blimp was kept comfortable while a decision was made about whether or not to reinflate it. –John Hayward]

One of the Trump baby blimps flown at today’s protests in London against the US president’s visit was attacked by a pro-Trump supporter carrying a sharp object.

A woman approached a group anti-Trump activists outside the House of Commons and stabbed the mini blimp in the back, according to the team of “babysitters” looking after the balloon.

“A woman … punctured the mini Trump baby replica with a sharp object,” said a spokesman for the Trump Baby UK group. “It’s not surprising that the far right would want to meet freedom of expression with violence.”

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The Donald Trump supporter was led away from the crowd by police officers. A spokesperson for Scotland Yard told The Independent that “one female has been arrested for being in possession of a pointed or bladed article”.

Elsewhere in Parliament Square, one of the president’s supporters was hit on the head by a milkshake. Video footage showed a crowd of demonstrators chanting “Nazi scum” at the man, before he was struck by a drink container and with left milkshake dripping down his forehead.

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