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30th Nov 2018

Return of the blimp: Trump balloon takes flight in Argentina for G20 summit

The blimp the President said made him feel 'unwelcome' in London has followed him to South America

Oli Dugmore

Donald Trump blimp Argentina

The blimp that made Trump feel “unwelcome” in London has followed him to South America.

The Donald Trump blimp, which flew over London during the US President’s visit earlier this year, appeared in Argentina on Thursday.

From Parliament Square in London to Plaza del Congres in Buenos Aires.

Trump is in Argentina for a summit of the G20 – the world’s 20 leading economies.

The 45th President of the United States previously said that the six-metre balloon made him “feel unwelcome” in the UK’s capital, whilst demonstrators said:

“Donald Trump is a big, angry baby with a fragile ego and tiny hands.

“He’s also a racist demagogue who is a danger to women, immigrants and minorities and a mortal threat to world peace and the very future of life on earth.

“Moral outrage is water off a duck’s back to Trump. But he really seems to hate it when people make fun of him.”

It also visited Paris for Trump’s visit on 11 November, during which time Trump skipped a visit to a war grave because of the rain.

Pretty good mileage for a piece of protest art that only cost around five grand to make.

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