Chinese Shopping Mall Marks Year of the Rooster with a Giant Statue of the Bird Sporting Donald Trump’s Infamous HairdoPosted: December 28, 2016 Filed under: Art & Culture, Asia, China, Entertainment, Humor, Politics | Tags: China, CNN, Donald Trump, President of the United States, Shanxi, Shopping mall, Taiyuan, Twitter, Year of the Rooster 1 Comment
China gives Trump the bird
A Chinese shopping mall is ringing in the Year of the Rooster with a giant sculpture of a chicken that looks like US president-elect Donald Trump.
China has gone cuckoo for the cartoonish pastiche — complete with orange pompadour — of the billionaire politician in Taiyuan, capital of the northern province of Shanxi.
The scowling statue is one of many roosters popping up around the country as it prepares to celebrate the lunar new year at the end of January.
With its tiny wings parroting the distinctive hand gestures of Trump (who is often mocked for his allegedly small digits) replicas of the bird are available on the Chinese shopping site Taobao for as much as 12,000 yuan ($1,700) for a 10-metre version.
Trump has captured the Chinese imagination, and riled its authorities, with his threats to talk turkey about massive tariffs on Chinese exports…(read more)
Source: The Times of Israel
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