Billboard taunts Trump in Arabic: ‘Donald Trump can’t read this, but he’s afraid of it anyway’
DEARBORN, Mich. — “Donald Trump can’t read this, but he’s afraid of it anyway.”
A billboard written in Arabic in Dearborn, Michigan, taunts Trump and the Republican presidential nominee’s proposed ban of Muslims entering the country.
The billboard is one of three across the country paid for by The Nuisance Committee, an independent super PAC that says it is “dedicated to opposing Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.”
The organization’s founder, Max Temkin, is one of the creators of the popular card game Cards Against Humanity. Money for the PAC was generated through Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump add-on packs to the game, Nuisance Committee spokeswoman Melissa Harris said.
The billboard in Dearborn directs viewers to www.trumpisscared.org, which shows a timeline of Trump’s statements on Muslims, Syrian refugees, and immigration.
The other billboards are in Chicago near O’Hare airport, and in Orlando near the University of Central Florida.
“We on the committee really believe that Donald Trump represents a threat to our values and our democracy in ways that other Republican candidates have not. This is not about Republicans or Democrats — this is about Donald Trump,” Harris said.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations said the billboard represents the sentiments of the Arab community.
“It’s an attempt to push back against these bigoted statements and policy proposals using humor,” CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper said.
A spokesman for Donald Trump’s campaign could not be immediately reached.