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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The bleach is on its way. Antifa are flipping out now, And when the bleach comes they will become even more fascistic, maybe taking up arms like they are now doing in New Mexico.
It all comes to fruition on November 3rd.The reckoning will be violent when tey refuse the will of the People.If i lived in a sanctuary state/city, I would be looking to move.
Even a broken female clock is right twice a day.
What IS it with these monsters and their desire to kill the unborn? Is evil imprinted in their DNA or something?
The SC decision in Roe v Wade set the stage for the entire range of moral degradation, madness, and criminality now plaguing our country. All sane people should therefore be planning how they’re going to respond when directly confronted with an ironclad reality: When the rule of law is not rigorously enforced anarchy and genocide will INEVITABLY occur. Those not paying attention better wake up while they still have time!
Trumps campaign advisers believe the rally is a way to rejuvenate his base...
His base doesn’t NEED rejuvenated. We’re so angry and frustrated right now we can’t wait to vote for him. We want HIM to feel rejuvenated when we make it loud and clear we’re still out here and we’re behind him.
It’s too bad they won’t move it to a bigger venue, but I guess they couldn’t find one that would fit a million people :-)
As he fills up arena after arena with white people across the country,
Most all of the rallies I’ve watched have also had Blacks in the audiences.
Partisan Media Shills update.
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