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London Protestors Mock Mayor Sadiq Khan in “Yellow Bikini” Blimp

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Protestors seeking to vocalize their intense displeasure with London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday launched an enormous balloon depicting him wearing a yellow bikini over the city’s Parliament Square.

A small group of supporters watched the inflatable take to the skies, and the crowd cheered and shouted, “higher, higher, higher” as the balloon was launched, according to published reports.

The protestors believe that Khan has failed in his responsibility to take serious measures to stop street crime in London. In a take off on President Trump’s motto of “Make America Great Again”, the protesters across the pond wore t-shirts reading “Make London Safe Again.”

The giant balloon depicted Khan lying on his side while exposing his chest and stomach hair. The blimp was flown over the same spot that anti-Trump protesters launched their balloon of the now infamous “Trump baby” during the president’s recent trip to England where he met with Prime Minister Theresa May and the Queen of England, among other dignitaries. He trip was marred by large protests as well,

According to reports in the London press, the campaign to protest Khan was organized by London citizen Yanny Bruere, 28, in response to Khan approving permission for the Trump baby blimp.

Bruere has told the London press that he’s been angered by Khan’s focus on scoring political points instead of solving the soaring London crime rates that have increased since the mayor was elected in 2016.

He told the Daily Star Online: “I started it because I was irritated that Khan was willing to mock a great ally like the US President- particularly at such an important time as Brexit.

“We thought it would be ironic and humorous if the situation was reversed and Khan had to submit himself to the same mockery in the name of free speech.

“Khan should be focusing on soaring crime levels in London, not point scoring with a great ally.”

Campaigners claim crime has risen sharply during Mr Khan’s time in City Hall”.

One spectator, Martin Daubney, 48, from South East London, said: “I think it’s very funny, it deliberately subverts the beach body ready adverts that Sadiq was so keen to ban.

“I always expected the crowd to be smaller than the Trump crowds–this is a bit of fun. I think Sadiq Khan has been a terrible mayor for London.

“I’ve lived here for 25 years and the feeling of impending crime on the streets has never been worse.”

One supporter, Gavin Leonard, 59, from East London, said: “I think it’s very funny, it deliberately subverts the beach body ready adverts that Sadiq was so keen to ban.

“I’ve lived here for 25 years and the feeling of impending crime on the streets has never been worse.”

The choice of the the yellow bikini was a direct link to an advert of a woman wearing a yellow bikini that Mr Khan refused to allow in 2016 because it could create body confidence issues.

The ad was for a protein shake and featured a model wearing a yellow bikni that asked: “Are you beach body ready?”

Edited by: JV Staff

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