WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The next time President Donald Trump travels to his Mar-a-Lago resort, he’ll be greeted by a billboard likening the Republican Party to the Soviets.
The Palm Beach Post reports the political action committee Mad Dog replaced Thursday its billboard calling for the president’s impeachment with a red sign with gold lettering reading “GOP” — except the “O” is a hammer and sickle topped by a star. The imagery mimics the former Soviet Union’s flag.
The billboard along the presidential motorcade’s route to Mar-a-Lago is a jab at Trump for his alleged ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, a former Soviet spy.
Republican spokeswoman Taryn Fenske said her party was “glad” that Democrats spent money on what she called “lame stunts’ while Republicans invested in successful campaigns.
Meanwhile, along the motorcade route to Mar-a-Lago, @GOP suffers another setback today https://t.co/tLeKRy9kjx @TrumpinPalmBch @realDonaldTrump @TrueFactsStated @politicofl @CNN @FoxNews pic.twitter.com/1232NZbLCe
— Christine Stapleton (@StapletonPBPost) January 3, 2019