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Did TikTok teens, K-Pop fans spoil Trump's comeback rally?

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By BARBARA ORTUTAY

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That was very naughty of them, but very ingenious and really quite funny. Morning is better than a half empty Trump venue.

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having come of age in a world of online trolls and memes. 

I wonder if the Trump fans who see his 'trolling of the libs' as his strongest 'quality' will be further disillusioned by their leader some kids one upped him.

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Not all people who voted for Trump at the last election are diehard fans that would risk their health to attend a political rally. It is the actions of voters on the election date that is the most important.

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The K-pop fans are amazing, they flood white supremacist hashtags with their fan videos, rendering them useless. They got Trump crowing over a million reserved tickets, had him thinking that there was going to be a huge overflow crowd to speak to. They had to disassemble a stage! 

Don’t dismiss the kids. They got Trump but good. They understand this new world and they’re excellent at navigating it.

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TikTok the ballot clock. Only 6500 in a 19,000 stadium.

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Don’t dismiss the kids.

I'll add listen to them: they're inheriting a messed-up world and want one different from that being left them by baby boomers like Trump, Putin and Xi.

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Schmidt called the rally an “unmitigated disaster” 

Yeah, well the people at the rally and millions of others who watched it from afar have a different opinion.

Biden spokesman Andrew Bates said the turnout was a sign of weakening voter support.

You have people still afraid of getting the coronavirus, and afraid of potential violence from leftist mobs. Guaranteed if every seat had been filled, we'd have complaints of overcrowding. Can't win with some people.

And Biden can only dream of getting as many people as this to attend any of his rallies if he ever has one.

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I am sure the kids had some effect. However at the best they could have taken half of the tickets.

But most of it was voters preferring to keep away from a clearly unhinged president.

Even the 6,500 who attended seemed bored!!!

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What has 13,000 legs and an IQ of 84?

A Tulsa Trump rally.

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Looks like only 2000-3000 people actually went... good news!

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if true, this means there was coordinated social media interference by foreign influencers using a China owned business.

but liberals seem unconcerned by this.

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The end of Trump's presidency is inevitable. tik tok. tik tok.

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Even the 6,500 who attended seemed bored!!!

In your mind, maybe.

What has 13,000 legs and an IQ of 84?

A Tulsa Trump rally.

Is that supposed to be a joke? Don't give up your day job.

Looks like only 2000-3000 people actually went.

Where did you get that figure?

The end of Trump's presidency is inevitable

Just have your tissues ready on Nov. 4.

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this ruins so many narratives.

Isnt China helping Trump, collusion 2020 version? then why did they allow the CCP owned platform TikTok to be used in this?

Isnt coordinated social media influence into US elections by foreigners, "bad"?

Isnt it supposed to be that no one wanted to go to the stupid Trump rally? Not that online trolls prevented people who wanted to go from getting tickets?

No need for anyone to be scared of coronavirus, if you didnt go to the rally you are supposedly a coward.

over 8 million people watched it online. compared to 100 for a normal online Biden event,

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The Fire Chief put the figure at 6200.

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6200 isnt bad for coming out of a coronavirus pandemic and considering that supposedly foreign teenagers on a CCP owned platform had a coordinated effort on social media to deny tickets to people who wanted to go.

See why this narrative ruins all your other narratives?

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Isnt China helping Trump, collusion 2020 version? then why did they allow the CCP owned platform TikTok to be used in this?

Possibly. I still think China wants Trump, knowing he's weak and dragging the US down further.

China like Russia and even some American alt right organizations know that one of the best ways to further undermine America - beyond what Trump's doing - is to get the various sides fighting each other. On this site there have been several Chinese, Russian and 'western' trolls posting extreme messages intended to rile sides up. And speaking of 'sides', recall how the partisan extremists use that term here.

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I am sure the kids had some effect. However at the best they could have taken half of the tickets.

Well, a fluke, just came off of a pandemic unlike anything we have ever seen. so that'll tick up real fast.

But most of it was voters preferring to keep away from a clearly unhinged president.

No, more like a lot of people don't want to make the mistake the protesters were making.

Even the 6,500 who attended seemed bored!!!

Hardly.

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Although the peaceful protest in Tulsa appears to have been interfered with by a foreign government (TikTok is owned by the Chinese government), the numbers have now been released and it turns out more than 6.7 million people still watched the event either live on TV or online. Which means President Trump's message to the people was a resounding success.

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Although the peaceful protest in Tulsa appears to have been interfered with by a foreign government (TikTok is owned by the Chinese government), the numbers have now been released and it turns out more than 6.7 million people still watched the event either live on TV or online. Which means President Trump's message to the people was a resounding success.

Exactly, something liberals will never admit or want report on. Take Tucker for example, he is THE most watched person on TV blowing everyone in his time slot and beyond averaging 4.9 to 5 million nightly, everyone thought that if people pulled their advertising that would be it, but as long as people watch and these numbers continue to rise, it won't make a bag of difference who Carlson loses. Liberals think they always have the upperhand until they read the small fine print.

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All power to the K-Pop stans.

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I also watched Trump live on TV. Does not make me a Trump supporter. Impossible to know how many TV viewers were republican voters.

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What has 13,000 legs and an IQ of 84?

A Tulsa Trump rally.

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I would just add, "a combined fever of 102 and a persistent cough"....

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Trump really is a pathetic president. He's been in office almost 4 years, the country is in tatters and all him and his hardcore can do is still blame the left. They're 4 years down the line, the buck stops with the GOP and it's dear leader.

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President Trump's message to the people was a resounding success.

Which part? The part about how he picked up a glass of water with two hands to protect his silk tie, or the part about how slippery the ramp at West Point was because of his leather-soled shoes? Or the part about how he told his people to stop testing so much for Covid-19 because the numbers were making him look bad?

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Serrano

Yeah, well the people at the rally and millions of others who watched it from afar have a different opinion.

You trumpeters are hilarious. What other way could you categorize a stadium rally with less than 50% of the seating filled? AND no-one outside to speak to - yet Trump had 'em construct a second stage outside so he could pulpit-slam... yet didn't even bother.

"Unmitigated disaster" seems accurate.

Blacklabel

over 8 million people watched it online. compared to 100 for a normal online Biden event,

Supporting link for those stats? Or no: geddouttahere.

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Only shows that traditional, 19th century electioneering is dead. The same could be done to Biden should he decide to leave his “bunker”.

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