Trump’s Tulsa Rally Is Boring and Poorly Attended

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Wow. It looks like the big Trump rally in Tulsa is a big bust. First of all, hardly anyone showed up:


The outside overflow event was canceled completely, and the stage was torn down hours before the start of the main indoor rally:

But worst of all, it sounds like Trump’s schtick is boring. Apparently he can’t even get much applause when he attacks Joe Biden. Twitter, as always, has up-to-the-minute coverage:

This is mostly just a low-energy repeat of 2016. That might not work so well in 2020.

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Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

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Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

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Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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