Effigy of Donald Trump Burned at Burrito Bar in Ireland

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An effigy of Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump was burned at a burrito bar in Dublin, Ireland, on September 14. Pablo Picante’s, a restaurant on Dublin’s south side, hosted a #PledgeForPablo event, which included the burning of the effigy. The owner of the burrito bar, a Mexican national, had invited those who pledged not to vote for “El Diablo Trump” to burn the effigy. Credit: Instagram/Klara McDonnell

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