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Looks like someone pranked Trump bigly at his Turning Point USA appearance

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Of course, Donald Trump reliably made himself look foolish yesterday when he boldly declared his kingship in front of a bunch of teenagers at the Turning Point USA student summit.

But it looks like some brave patriot managed to make him look even more un-American than he already was.

The “presidential” seal Trump stood in front of during his speech did look a bit hinky, come to think of it. And now The Washington Post has the inside scoop:

The image almost resembles the official seal of the president; but a closer examination reveals alterations that seem to poke fun at the president’s golfing penchant and accusations that he has ties to Russia.

The eagle has two heads instead of one — a symbol historically tied to empire and dominance. It closely resembles the bird on the Russian coat of arms, and also appears on the flags of Serbia, Albania and Montenegro. Its left talons, rather than clasping 13 arrows, appear to clutch a set of golf clubs.


The obvious question: What magnificent bastard is responsible for this?

A spokesperson for Turning Point USA attempted to explain:

“It was a last-minute A/V mistake — and I can’t figure out where the breakdown was — but it was a last minute throw up and that’s all it was,” he said. “I can’t figure out who did it yet.”

“I don’t know where they got the image from,” he added.

Yeah, it was an A/V “mistake.”

Uh huh.

Looks like you have a mole in your organization, Turning Point USA. Maybe some enterprising young girl or boy who doesn’t appreciate creeping fascism quite as much as the rest of you Republicans do.

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