Artist Highlights Fallout Shelters Around Downtown to Survive Trump

Posted on: May 15th, 2017 at 5:15 am by

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An anonymous artist is out to prove that fallout shelters are necessary to survive a Trump presidency, not nuclear fallout.

On Friday afternoon, these simple Trump stencils appeared above several fallout shelter signs around downtown. The vandal hoofed it from the Lower East Side and Alphabet City, to Little Italy, Tribeca, and the West Village. In all, about a dozen were placed in areas below 14th Street.

The artist, who asked to stay remain unnamed, noted that, “From the head of the FBI to an undocumented immigrant, we all need a safe place to shelter from this toxic President.”

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