Tiny Crowd Shows Up To Rally For Trump Ahead Of Arraignment
A tiny crowd showed up to rally for Trump as he arrived for his federal criminal arraignment on Tuesday.
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Donald Trump Has An Enthusiasm Problem
Trump and Republicans have been attempting to make the former president’s legal problems personal to his supporters. Trump has gone so far as to at one point change his Truth Social profile to tell his supporters that the government was coming after them, not him. Trump peppers all of his speeches with attempts to connect his legal problems to his voters.
Trump needs his supporters to be angry and in the streets.
It doesn’t seem to be working.
Here are three different videos that show the crowd of supporters who showed up to protest for Trump to be much smaller than he was probably hoping for.
Trump was probably hoping for a crowd in the thousands who were outraged over his indictment to the point where they lined the streets in protest. Instead, the biggest unscientific estimate that I have seen from a pro-Trump source was 200 people, which seems unlikely given that the same people seem to be in every video. The smallest unscientific estimate was a few dozen people.
Either way, it wasn’t the show of public force that Trump was wishing for, and the question is why?
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