Pittsburgh-area man protests Trump with 'absurd' lawn signs

Pittsburgh-area man protests Trump with 'absurd' lawn signs

PITTSBURGH — A Fox Chapel man is protesting presidential candidate Donald Trump's visit to Pittsburgh in a unique way, TribLIVE reports.

Homemade signs at Eric Rickin's Fox Chapel home read “Trump Likes Hunt's Ketchup,” and “Trump Hates Pierogies.”

A photo of the signs posted to Food Studies at Chatham University’s Facebook page went viral this week.

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Professor Alice Julier, who posted the photo, told Channel 11's news exchange partners at TribLIVE, "Mixing local food loyalty with questioning whether a politician would support it is a cool way of bringing people together."

While Trump will be in Pittsburgh Wednesday, Rickin also has a Facebook page promoting a “Trump Absurd Sign Rally” in Market Square Saturday, whoich urges people to bring their own "family-friendly" signs. The description says, “This is political theater to fight absurdity with absurdity.”