Sometimes it is prudent for all to see the evil agenda of progressives, anarchists, and Deep State before acting. If POTUS acted immediately; his motives would have been questioned and an "investigation" would have been started against him.
I think you nailed it right there.
The low-information voters must be made to SEE.
Simply explaining matters to them often isn’t enough.
Sad, but that’s where we’re at in this media-saturated culture.