The wave of Trump supporters, white supremacists, and extremists that were supposed to be marching to support Trump looks like thousands not millions.
Video of a dozen Proud Boys:
Dozens of Proud Boys gather for the Million MAGA March in DC. pic.twitter.com/JekvxqoOkV
— Hannah Allam (@HannahAllam) November 14, 2020
The total crowd will be larger than dozens, but this is not a good sign for Trump and his supporters. So far, there has not been a massive crowd of people forming to support Donald Trump.
Video of the gathering crowd:
My livestream died after just a couple minutes filming the #MillionMAGAMarch; too many people out here in one place for internet connection.
I will do my best to post updates throughout the day. pic.twitter.com/o3eRrxJVhm
— Ford Fischer (@FordFischer) November 14, 2020
A constant trend has been that Trump tries to get his supporters off the couch and away from Fox News, but his efforts have resulted in outcomes like four people showing up for DC “Stop The Steal” protest outside of Fox News.
There appears to be no popular movement outside of some banned Facebook groups that are supporting Trump‘s faux contesting of the election.
Activists on the left spent the days before this event warning their supporters to stay away because pictures of conflict and violence were exactly what the Trump-supporting racists and extremists were looking for.
Some counter-protesters have shown up:
Pro @realDonaldTrump organizers have secured permits for thousands to descend on DC this weekend,
Counter-protesters have promised to mobilize and greet them with non-violent resistance.
— ABC 7 News – WJLA (@ABC7News) November 14, 2020
So far, the Million MAGA March is looking like it could be almost a million people short of its goal, as the nation is moving on while Trump extremists throw a temper tantrum/pity party in the corner.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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