The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

I went to the London protest march against Donald Trump visiting the UK today. I was especially keen to go as my eldest daughter had expressed a strong interest in attending, and it's that kind of involvement I really wanted to encourage. So, with permission from her school, which decided that this would be an educative experience, off we went.

And, because this is me, that meant a printed placard from of Printstore in Kingston-Upon-Thames and a couple of T-shirts from Streetshirts in Lincoln. No freebies, I'm just plugging them anyways.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

But I was also taken by the pop culture placards and the cartoons that were on display from many others as we walked from Portland Place to Trafalgar Square. There were several thousands of people on the march, so I will have only seen a fraction. But here are a few of the messages I enjoyed.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

He's Lando, he's Spider-Uncle, he just released the songs of the summer, why not?

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

A family of Trump busters.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Every protest has to have a Father Ted contingent.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Thankfully there was no terf warfare on this march.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

We are Groot — well, most of us.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

No pop culture reference here, but it's funny when old peoples' hats swear.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Or when breaded produce take a stance.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Monopoly represented. Has anyone done a Trump Monopoly? You get to deal yourself a Get Out of Jail Free card…

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

It may be what he talks out of, but maybe he could grab himself at the same time?

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

My daughter's favourite. She uses it on me all the time.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Cartoons go three dimensional — and we bonded over our similarity of signs.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

They Live made an appearance….

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

…both sides…The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

This cartoon flipped with the wind.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Charlie Brooker clearly sent his minions to promote the upcoming new series…

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

The cartoon may have been done many times. But it remains a powerful summation.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Always a good way to start a discussion about Josef Stalin.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Choose march…

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

And this was… shocking in its simplicity, by way of not being a march at all.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Break out the Sergeant Pepper…

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Or any other condiments you fancy.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Or even cheesy snacks. DC Super Hero shirt there as well. Women At Work…The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Captain America was drafted in…
The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

As were Pink Floyd…

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

La La Land became Lie Lie Land…

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

And remember, the orange Dalek is the most feared of its species…

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

Trump Joker has faded from popularity but it's sweet to see its return.

The Best Pop Culture Placards I Saw at the Trump Protest March in London

And, of course, Rick of Rick and Morty was there. Not sure what the relevance was; maybe Trump is a Morty who got out of control?

Did you see any others you feel like sharing?

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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