Skip to comments.HOWARD ROOT: LIVE FROM DULUTH
Posted on 06/21/2018 4:54:12 PM PDT by Hojczyk
Our friend Howard Root attended the Trump rally in Duluth last night. This is his (fantastic) report along with photos he took at the event (at the top and bottom below):
At least 25 percent of the audience was under the age of 30, and around 40 percent were women. The senior citizen percentage was less than 10 percent the lowest Ive ever seen at a Republican event. Other than the hundred or so party leaders, this was a vastly different crowd from the Minnesota Republican Convention that I attended in Duluth three weeks ago. None of the attendees I spoke with in the concession line at the rally were politically active (other than voting) and none were born-and-bred Republicans.
My big takeaway is that the atmosphere made Trumps words almost irrelevant and I mean that as a compliment. Trump understands emotion unlike any other politician Ive followed. He stages his delivery with plenty of smiles, frequent claps (to the audience) and the longest walk to and from the podium Ive ever seen.
The two big differences between Trump and the usual politician are that (1) Trump never asks the audience for anything other than to be happy, and (2) Trumps shtick is received as 100 percent authentic. Until I saw it last night, I never would have believed that a one-hour political speech could capture a 10,000-strong crowd from start to finish. A Trump rally is the one political event where you have to be in the room where it happens to understand how it works.
This rally was in support of Pete Stauber, whos running for Congress in Minnesotas Eighth District, and who delivered his best (and shortest) stump speech ever.
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If his numbers are right a revolution is taking place???
President Trump said there were 9,000 in the arena and another 10,000 outside who couldnt get in.
From the comments, “The crowd chanted CNN sucks.”
I hope they realize that the others are just as bad.
Free tickets which can be claimed by anti-Trumpers who have no intention of showing up cannot be given out limited to the seating.
The Indianapolis rally was one of his first. Will never forget the expressions on the young men faces in the first rows (I was on the first row on the side). They kept their eyes on him at all time with huge grins on their faces. Their cheers and chants were thunderous. I laughed with them and shed some tears at how emotional the day was.
. As I was leaving found out they were veterans who had various hearing loss and by his request they were given the best “seats” in the house. Entered by a side door first.
He is so correct a person must experience a rally first hand to understand just how powerful this man’s message is! KAG
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