Trumpy Bear: 22-inch toy with US flag stuffed inside


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/11/12/trumpy-bear-22-inch-toy-with.html


#2

Do you all remember that scene from the movie Scanners? You know the scene I’m talking about, right? If you don’t want to end up like that guy Do Not Watch That Video! My head just exploded and I’m still picking up the pieces.

Well, you’ve been warned…


#3

Expensive? It comes with a Certificate of Authenticity! How many bears have that? Plus, it can rise and defeat the storm! Or maybe it is the storm, I wasn’t too clear on that point. Actually, it always makes me a little nervous when the US president is described with words like sturm.


#4

#5

This disclaimer from the “official Trumpy Bear website”:
Sorry, we cannot accept returns of intentionally damaged bears.

eta: evidently, the bears on Amazon are counterfeit.


#6

His hands are too big.


#7

The “Teddy Bear” is so named because of an incident on a 1902 hunting trip in which Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt refused to kill a bear in an unsportsmanlike manner.

So it’s pretty relevant to remember that the “Trumpy Bear” is named after a President who legalized hunting bears from planes and even killing hibernating bears in their dens along with their cubs.


#8

Wow, this turd pile is just now showing up here? I’ve been enduring the TV ads for at least a year. Demographics I guess.


#9

I wouldn’t put that thing any where near an open flame…also is the american flag arm band extra? or do you only get it with the special qanon code inserted into the shipping details?


#10

does this mean the real trump keeps a flag stuffed up his ass at all times :thinking:


#11

They stuff an American flag inside a god damn bear and then go all apoplectic over football players kneeling to protest violence against African Americans… So crass commercialism of the flag and stuffing it inside toys is fine, but protesting is unAmerican? Am I getting that right?


#12

Plus there is Teddy Roosevelt conclusively proving Bigfoot does not exist.

If Bigfoot did exist, T-R would have already had it mounted and displayed in the trophy room at Sagamore Hill

(As a kid growing up on Long Island, the field trip to T-R’s home in Oyster Bay was obligatory)


#13

Surely this is a satire. The video is almost nauseating to watch. Wait, I just searched and found out that it is a real product and ready to sell. Zeus help us.


#14

Excerpts from the Flag Code:

  • The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery. It should never be festooned, drawn back, nor up, in folds, but always allowed to fall free.
  • The flag should never be fastened, displayed, used, or stored in such a manner as to permit it to be easily torn, soiled, or damaged in any way.
  • The flag should never be used for advertising purposes in any manner whatsoever.
  • No part of the flag should ever be used as a costume or athletic uniform.

#15

But, but… black guys are kneeling during the anthem! That’s the real violation of the flag!!! /s


#16

It’s the perfect thing to hide your illicit rubles in!


#17

Trumpy Bear: Made in Russia


#18

I wrote a long ranting reply, but deleted it because it’s all been said here before. But yes, this. Dammit.


#19

I learned about Trumpy Bear this morning and got right on Twitter:


#20

stop the train i want to get off