Trump-bashing gets physical at China tech show

A man hits a bobble head in the likeness of US President Donald Trump as part of a "stress relief station" from a Japanese company during the Consumer Electronics Show, Ces Asia 2019 in Shanghai on June 11, 2019.

SHANGHAI, China – It might be the most low-tech item at a Shanghai consumer electronics fair, but a bash-able Donald Trump is eliciting perhaps the most physical reaction from visitors amid his tech-and-tariff war with China.

A kiosk at the centre of the Consumer Electronics Show Asia (CES Asia) bills itself as a “stress-relief” station where you can smash a life-sized bobble-head likeness of the US president with a hammer.

The not-for-sale prototype serves as a proxy for more oblique Trump-bashing heard at the annual tech fair.

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