Woman builds her feelings clear as she is overtaken by the US chairpeople motorcade on its way out of one of his golf clubs
The president of the United States is used to being saluted, but a cyclist in Virginia put her own particular slant on the tradition on Saturday when she was overtaken by Donald Trump’s motorcade.
The woman on her bike was photographed raising her middle finger when Trump’s vehicles passed her on their way out from the Trump National Golf Club on the banks of the Potomac river, on the outskirts of Washington DC. She recurred the gesture when she caught up with the motorcade.
As noted in the White House pool report,” POTUS’s motorcade departed the Trump National Golf Club at 3.12 pm, passing two pedestrians, one of whom devoted a thumbs-down sign. Then it overtakes a female cyclist, wearing a white top and cycling helmet, who responded by devoting the middle finger.
” The motorcade had to slow and the cyclist caught up, still offering the thumb, before turning off in a different direction. Motorcade is now collecting speed and heading for DC .”
Social media users responded to the image of the cyclist with messages such as “Heroine!” and “Her2020”.
Earlier on Saturday, as Trump’s vehicle entered the luxury golf club in northern Virginia, a region where he has little subsistence, a woman stood at the entryway with a handwritten sign that said: “Impeach.”
A Twitter user called ” Trump’s Nanny” subsequently came forward to identify herself as the protester. Her Twitter profile says:” I am Donald Trump’s babysitter, and you are, too. He is a deranged despot who needs constant supervision from all of us .”
In the afternoon, as the presidential motorcade pulled out of the club, two pedestrians were walking by. One energetically devoted a thumbs down sign. Moments afterwards the motorcade passed the cyclist. All three displays of dissent emerged from women.
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