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Pearl Jam defends poster with an eagle pick up Trump’s corpse, the burning of the White House

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Pearl Jam poster shows Trump’s corpse, the burning of the White House

A poster for a recent Pearl Jam concert has led to outrage to the effigy of the corpse of President Donald Trump.

Pearl Jam defended their concert poster, which depicted a bald eagle pick up in President Trump ‘ s corpse as the White House is lit, as an expression of the freedom of expression.

“The role of the artist is to make people think and feel, and the current government has us think and feel,” the band of bassist Jeff Ament said in a statement by e-mail to the Associated Press on Wednesday. “I was the sole conceptualist of this poster, and I am pleased with all the interpretations and discourse.”

He signed it, “Love, of the First Amendment, Jeff Ament.”

Official artwork of Jeff Ament and @BobbyDrawsSkullz of the show in Missoula. #TheAwayShows #Rock2Vote

A post shared by Pearl Jam (@pearljam) on Aug 14, 2018 at 9:45 PDT

The poster was of a “get out the vote” concert on Monday in Missoula, Montana, for the Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.

Ament, together with the artist, Bobby Draws Skullz, created the poster to promote the show. The footage of the White House on fire, and both the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, broken and cracked.

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The artwork is also a picture of Trump’s body is picked up by a bald eagle as it reached for a suitcase which seems to be the communist symbol of the hammer and sickle.

Tester, on the poster is depicted as flying above the chaos in a tractor. His opponent, Montana Republican Senate candidate Matt Rosendale, is shown with a lobster claw and in the hand a sign with the text “Maryland’ – both to dig in Roosendaal is a resident of the US north-East.

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A number of the Republicans on Wednesday condemned the poster of the band, including Rosendale, who said that the “disgusting and reprehensible” and on the Tester to the jaw of the banner.

Tester officials said that the campaign had nothing to do with the poster.

Fox News’ Tyler McCarthy and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com. You can follow her via @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.

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