A few weeks ago an artist erected a series of naked Donald Trump statues titled “The Emperor Has No Balls” in cities like New York and Los Angeles. While many Trump haters were quick to pose for pics and have a good laugh at the expense of the presidential candidate, others were quick to point out that if this had been done to rival Hillary Clinton, there would be outrage and a total meltdown on the Internet.
Well now it seems that this prediction has come true. In an effort to have fair and balanced naked presidential candidate protest statues, an artist identified as 27-year-old Anthony Scioli presented a naked Hillary in downtown Manhattan on Tuesday morning. New Yorkers it seems were less receptive to the provocative work.
The refined political commentary depicts the former Secretary of State with hoofed feet and a Wall Street banker nuzzling his head onto her bare breasts. While this might be a bold use of free speech on the part of the artist, other fellow citizens got a little bit of vomit in their mouth and were nearly freed from their breakfast burrito.
One woman who worked nearby ran out and toppled over the statue, telling reporters, “To put something up like this in front of my work place…I shouldn’t have to see this.”
At one point a woman sat on the knocked over statue and would not let anyone move it upright again. She sat there until officers with the counterterrorism unit – I assume since naked Hillary Clinton breasts count as domestic terrorism- arrived to intervene in the situation. They told the artist he had to remove the art piece since he did not have a permit to display it. I think Hillary would be proud. A permit stopped his free speech. Government regulations for the win!
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