Dating app Hornet mounts prominent billboard beside Republican debate

This Billboard was erected right across from Milwaukee Theatre, where the venue for the fourth Republican presidential primary debate took place on Tuesday night. Derek de Koff

The gay dating app Hornet managed to mount a billboard directly across the street from the venue where the fourth Republican presidential primary debate took place Tuesday evening.

The poster, erected beside The Milwaukee Theater, prominently features a cartoon elephant (named Trunk, no less), and his coiffure is markedly similar to that of a certain gasbag and Republican front-runner.

A unicorn, wrapped in an American flag, asks Trunk, “Into?”

“Open to debate,” Trunk responds.

To the right, a text message reads: “I have so many fabulous friends!,” a clear reference to a 2011 Trump quote that opposed gay marriage:

“I have so many fabulous friends who happen to be gay, but I am a traditionalist.”

“We wanted to inject some humor and poke fun at the race,’ a spokesperson told Newsweek. “For most gay men around the world, they don’t enjoy full equality, so it is important that at a debate like this we interject ourselves into politics — even if the candidates aren’t talking about our issues.’

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