Thousands took to the streets on President’s Day. No, not for the President’s Day sales on TVs or washer-dryers, but to protest and renounce Donald Trump. Trump has faced resistance from the moment he announced his candidacy, but the #NotMyPresident movement grew immediately out of the election in November. Yesterday, many were protesting his legitimacy as president, reiterating that his election was directly manipulated by Russian President, Vladimir Putin.
Among the controversies surrounding Trump, the resounding one continues to be the grip Putin has on him.
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“Don’t go too quickly, papi, you’ll slip and get grass stains.”
People all over the U.S. are hot with rage at Trump’s message of hate.
— Ivan Ceja (@IvanCejaTV) February 20, 2017
Not even delicious Tapatío could remove the bad taste Trump has left in American’s mouths.
They took to the streets, claiming them and blocking traffic.
— Lauryn Gutierrez (@GutzyLo) February 20, 2017
Traffic lights be damned, these protesters weren’t moving.
Musicians sent their message of resistance against Trump’s ways.
— Shayna Estulin (@ShaynaEstulin12) February 20, 2017
Who said you can’t keep it lit with some light Jazz while you resist? Next request was definitely a bachata.
Protesters found creative ways to show their disdain for Trump.
— Armando García (@GarciaReports) February 20, 2017
Not farfetched to imagine Trump wanting to win a pageant. He’d definitely try to rig that, too. Colombia’s got their eyes on you, Steve Harvey.
Outside of the protests, messages of true equality were being spread across the web.
Ladies, grab your men by the cock today. #NOTMYPRESIDENTSDAY
— Marianna Zapata (@mari_zapp) February 20, 2017
“Well, the president said it was okay, so…”
It was common place to see unflattering images of Trump.
— Franklin G. Mendoza (@fgarcia_nd) February 20, 2017
Many feel ridiculing the notoriously thin-skinned president is the sweetest revenge.
Some artists have found Trump to be their call to action, creating politically charged work that lampoons the administration.
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“Sexual Content. Bad Language. Really Gross.” Sad!
Large crowds gathered outside of Trump Tower to let people know how they really felt.
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Some signs were more subtle than others. Replacing his mouth with an anus? Not so subtle.
People who’d never given much thought to President’s Day at all, found reason to reconsider its meaning.
Not sure I've ever thought about what today, President's Day, really means or how it celebrates strength and leadership until today and how wrong this now feels. #resist #notmypresident #evendollsareprotesting #islandliving #twelve
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No idea what’s going on here, but everyone should have the right to peacefully organize, even Ken and all his doll homies.
Protestors staged a funeral for what they see as the end of the American Presidency as we know it.
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Mourners were asked to stop cheering, as it was the idea of the presidency being buried, not the actual president.