Logo (Trump-Pence 2016)

Samantha Bee reveals the hidden meaning behind the new Trump-Pence 2016 logo

As she put it on Twitter, it's "breaking the mattress of America"


Scott Eric Kaufman
July 15, 2016 9:42PM (UTC)

In the email announcing that he had selected Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate, Donald Trump also included the pair's logo:

Even though it's far more sedate an image than one might expect from someone as fond as his name as Trump is -- an interlocking blue "T" and "P" alongside red and white stripes reminiscent of the American flag -- it only took Samantha Bee and her staff a little under three hours to find the horrifying hidden meaning behind it:

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Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

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