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Arabic Anti-Trump Billboard In Dearborn Gains National Attention

Courtesy of Nuisance Committee

If you’ve driven on I-94 in Dearborn in the last few days, you may have noticed a new billboard written in Arabic with Donald Trump’s name in English lettering.

It reads, “Donald Trump: He can’t read this, but he’s afraid of it.”

The group responsible for the billboard is The Nuisance Committee, a political action committee that has been putting up anti-Trump billboards around the country. The Nuisance Committee is run by the same people who brought you the not-safe-for-work card game Cards Against Humanity.

Max Temkin, founder of The Nuissance Committee and co-creator of Cards Against Humanity, joins Detroit Today to talk about the billboard.

Doing this Arabic billboard in, I believe, the largest Arabic-speaking community in the country would send a positive message to the community,” says Temkin, ”and also sort of call attention to that issue, that… historically, when we felt like all of our problems were to blame on this one external group, that was really based on fear and ignorance and not fact.”

To hear the full conversation, click on the audio player above.

Image credit: Courtesy of Nuisance Committee

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