Coincidence or intention? British newspaper showed Trump a bird

A certain similarity cannot be denied (Photo montage: AP Photo / Patrick Semanski / Irena Schulz / Bird Lovers Only / DPA)

In the last few days, US President Donald Trump made it a little more than usual on the first pages of British newspapers. The reason was that there was a bitter verbal exchange in the United States with the United Kingdom ambassador (now resigning), after which it was leaked that Trump was not flattering at all in internal memos.

The cover of the venerable “The Times” shot Cosmic Bird from Tuesday: the visual centerpiece is a picture of the dancing cockatoo and longtime Internet star “Snowball”, which researchers have now certified as being amazing talent. Relevant findings can be found in the right column.

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The layout, however, gives readers the impression that the gifted bird is intended to serve as a symbolic photo for Trump’s diplomatic fiasco, catching the eye with its placement in the left column and large font. Especially since there is a certain resemblance that cannot be denied: not only the magnificent yellow toll, but the gestures “snowball” remind us of the striking appearance of the 45th President of the United States.

It was clear to many readers: this could not be a coincidence. Accordingly, there are several network responses to the cover picture:

“This could not have been a coincidence on the front page of the Times this morning. He said that he “

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“The Times front page layout deserves a big bonus for this headline / image combo”

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“What are the chances that Times editors kept this parrot story waiting forever for a Trump headline?”

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“No one can do you better than british”

Of course, direct comparisons were inevitable:

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“Both are incredibly weird, but only the winged white bird is favored by millions, while the other puts on a circus freak show.”

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“I think dancing cockatoo would make a better president than Trump”

However, some commentators find the front page abusive:

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“Shame on you! This is so bad and disrespectful to Cockatoo!”

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“A peacock would have been better. Pence is a parrot. But I do not want to annoy the parrot.

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