President Trump returned to his campaign with a tremendous rally in Tulsa, OK. The media tried to downplay the event, claiming few people attended it. Undaunted by the left’s attacks and slander from his critics, the president has announced his next rally—this time in a battleground state.
The media made much about the attendance of Trump’s Tulsa rally. They seemed to suggest that because the audience was lower-than-expected, enthusiasm for the president is low. But the media ignored several important factors: one, that over a million people requested tickets for the event. Two: local media (and national media) tried to discourage people from attending by hyping up threats of counter-protesters. And three: BLM activists literally blocked the entrances to the venues, preventing thousands from entering.
Even still, the event was watched by over 16 million online. That doesn’t mention those who watched on Fox News, which had its largest single night of viewership ever.
And tell me: how many people attended and watched Joe Biden’s recent rally? Oh, right, he hasn’t held one in months.
Now, the president is continuing his juggernaut campaign with a new rally this July.
President Trump’s re-election campaign announced Sunday that the president will headline an outdoor rally in the battleground state of New Hampshire next weekend…
Campaign staffers said the rally will be held next Saturday, July 11, at the Portsmouth International Airport in Portsmouth, New Hampshire…
New Hampshire has held a special place in the president’s political history. After narrowly losing the Iowa caucuses four years ago, Trump won the New Hampshire primary in a landslide, launching him toward the GOP presidential nomination and, eventually, the White House. [Source: Fox News]
Trump lost New Hampshire by a close 3,000 votes in 2016. But recent evidence suggests the state is swinging his way. The last time he held a rally in the state, February of this year, he had a packed-out stadium of about 12,000—not including the many outside in the overflow area:
The Trump team is wisely holding this upcoming rally outdoors, at the Portsmouth International Airport. This isn’t the first time Trump has held a rally in such a venue. In 2016, he held rallies inside airplane hangers at airports, which allowed the crowd to spill out into open areas.
This new venue will allow for more spacing. The open-air environment will dispel criticism from those who still bang on the COVID drum, as no evidence suggests the virus can spread outdoors.
It will be very interesting to see the turnout of this rally. The Tulsa rally had been discussed for weeks before the date. Requests for tickets reached a record high, because of the intense attention the media gave the event. Yet for New Hampshire, Trump is only announcing it a week out. Perhaps that’s to prevent the media from spreading fake news and fear.
A shorter window of time means Democrats can’t assemble a counter protest as easily. But Team Trump can reach their significant army of supporters online and through their campaign app.
You also have to keep in mind what Trump’s campaign learned from the Tulsa rally. After BLM and other activists tried to interfere with the event, Team Trump will most-likely implement new strategies to ensure supporters will not be threatened or attacked.
If I’m a betting man, I’d say that this rally will have a large turnout, including similar online views as the last one. Americans are fed up with Democrats trying to shut down our states, only to let rioters and protesters burn cities to the ground. Americans are sick of leftists telling us what we can or can’t do. They are mad as hell—and want a way to show it.
What better way, than to attend a Trump rally, flags (and MAGA hats) flying high?