Metal signs portraying the cartoon character Winnie-The-Pooh using chopsticks to eat a bowl of bat soup alongside the words “Wuhan Plague” have been posted on several buildings in East Atlanta, Georgia.

The artist used Winnie-The-Pooh because China infamously banned images of the cartoon bear in 2018 after Prime Minister Xi Jinping was trolled online by internet users who mocked his resemblance to the fictional teddy.

As the person or group behind the stunt likely hoped for, liberals and left-wing media are enraged by the plaques, with Vice News calling them, “racist.”

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