Wow, in an amazing turn of events, it appears the shoe is finally being fitted for the other hoof.https://t.co/DXWU1PqaGd
— Outlawradio (@OutlawRadioLive) June 12, 2017
This is great news! The public theater in New York is doing their version of Julius Caesar, but they made the main character look like President Donald Trump, “complete with blond hair, an overlong necktie and a tendency toward verbal bluster — while blond and model-perfect Tina Benko uses a Slavic accent as his wife, Calpurnia.” At the end of the play, there’s lots and lots of fake stage blood, as the people putting it on seem to love the idea of Trump being killed. (People are calling the liberals fascination with Trump’s death “assassination porn.”)
The Wrap has more:
Delta Airlines and Bank of America on Sunday withdrew their sponsorship of New York City’s nonprofit Public Theater over a new Shakespeare in the Park production of “Julius Caesar” featuring a facsimile of Donald Trump in the title role meeting a very bloody end.
“No matter what your political stance may be, the graphic staging of Julius Caesar at this summer’s Free Shakespeare in the Park does not reflect Delta Air Lines’ values,” Delta said in a statement, ending a four-year-old sponsorship.
“Their artistic and creative direction crossed the line on the standards of good taste. We have notified them of our decision to end our sponsorship as the official airline of The Public Theater effective immediately.”
They also lost the Bank of America. “‘The Public Theater chose to present Julius Caesar in a way that was intended to provoke and offend,’ a bank spokeswoman says.”
Good for these companies! I hope the play loses all of its sponsors!