Skip to comments.In Tulsa, fears that Trump rally may worsen racial unrest, spread of coronavirus
Posted on 06/17/2020 3:15:03 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
TULSA, Okla. - When President Donald Trump takes the stage at his first rally in three months on Saturday night, the scene in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will be familiar: A large venue filled with ardent supporters wearing Keep America Great hats and T-shirts.
But outside the 19,199-seat arena is a country reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic, an economic collapse and a wave of protests over police brutality and racial injustice, a trio of crises that have dented his support just months before the Nov. 3 election.
Trumps campaign advisers believe the rally is a way to rejuvenate his base and display the enthusiasm behind his re-election bid, at a time when a string of national and state opinion polls have shown Trump falling behind his Democratic rival, Joe Biden.
But even some Republican allies worry that his divisive rhetoric and unapologetic appeal to his conservative base may appear increasingly out of step with changing public opinion in the aftermath of last months killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, while in police custody in Minneapolis.
His style and message wont change, but the world has. I dont know if he can get to places that people now care about, said Amy Koch, a Republican strategist based in Minnesota.
More than a dozen black community leaders, activists and ministers who spoke to Reuters this week said they feared in particular for the arena workers, most of whom are elderly African Americans, a demographic that public health experts warn is extremely susceptible to the virus.
The presidents rally here just seems to make the threat of coronavirus even more real and frightening from my perspective, said the Rev. Ray Owens of Tulsas Metropolitan Baptist Church.
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Evil British commie propaganda site .
“Water is water. But because fish f*ck in it, the left refuse to drink water any longer.They take Soma instead and have become addicted to it.”
Nothing a water purifier tablet (which is a type of bleach that the left are so scared of) in a 5 gallon container of water won’t fix.
It would be funny to explain to them that wastewater treatment facilities use chlorine, which is sometimes put into the water with bleach, is used for killing the dirty germs in the sewage, or that many areas spray the treated wastewater on farm fields. See how hard they will flip out.
The world has completely changed in 6 months. No it hasnt. The white people converting were idiots to begin with. Black lives matter was a terrorist organization and still is. The media is still owned by democrats and a lot of violence will be coming to this country in the coming years I think
I agree with you. The leftist vermin are still leftist vermin - they’re just unchained right now. BLM are still racist Nazi-wannabes. The media is still nothing more than RAT propaganda. The Government, as usual, is showing it’s completely impotent (if not corrupt). But good people are still good people. I have a feeling we’re just waiting ... we’re really, really pissed off at everything we’re seeing, and there’s a whole lot of us.
I’d bet that most of the people complaining about the Trump rally would crawl over the bodies of their children to go to an Oklahoma Thunder game.
We are reaping what the leftist rhetoric of the past 60 years has sewn, AND the rhetoric and divisiveness of the Obama presidency.
Good old reliable Reuters. They have no fears of Chinese Coronavirus with protests, riots, looting, and arson - just with Trump rallies and church services.
Racial unrest is good
Riots destroying cities are detrimental to Democrat agendas
So afraid 1 million people want to attend.
I’m guessing that the “elderly African American” arena workers want the gig or will be given slack for any health concerns. Problem solved.
It’s guilt shaming....they feel that most conservatives are Christians and susceptible to being guilted into positions that real religion would not have them take. Many Christians have to face their fear of man and get past it.
The world will hate us because they hate Christ.
Protests good, Trump rally bad. The Wuhan virus can only be spread by Trump supporters. ANTIFA and BLM will target Trump rallies. The Dems want a race war. Anything to stop Trump.
You KNOW the anti-Americans from all over the country are heading to Tulsa to start a confrontation outside the BOK center. Americans heading to the rally better be prepared.
If Trump gives a speech in New York City, will the media be talking about the draft riots of 1863?
Trump’s enemies are scared shitless about Trump rallies.
They should be scared, Joe Biden is their candidate.
Filthy hypocrites encouraged hate-America riots. Actually, they are afraid that Trump will WIN!
“violence will be coming to this country in the coming years I think”.
Well it certainly will for the next 5 months and If The Donald wins a second term the crazies will keep it up until the day his second term is finished.
You hang in there Mr. Trump.
When they show up start yelling:
“ANTIFA TERRORISTS” and point them out to security.
Same recycled crap that we sang from Minneapolis, Cinci, and other Trump rally cities....
Trying to scare the crowds away.
It wasn't that long ago that to be considered a racist you actually had to be a racist. Amazing how propaganda is so effective on useful idiots.
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