By Michael V. Wilson
President Trump, ignoring the impeachment “tempest in a teacup” or making fun of it, has been holding rallies in preparation for his 2020 re-election bid. The crowds have been impressive, to say the least. Even the Mafia Media haven’t been able to hide the numbers – although it’s not for lack of trying.
When former Vice-President Joe Biden kicked off his Presidential campaign last year, his campaign expected 2,000 people and claimed that 6,000 showed up, according to a report by ABCNews. Those numbers are disputed though by freelance photojournalist Zack D. Roberts. According to a report by Heavy.com, he estimated the size of the crowd at around 2,000, close to the original forlorn estimate.
To make matters worse, when President Trump held a rally in Pennsylvania two days later, the overflow crowds were larger than the entire population (4,777) of Montoursville, PA. Pictures from the airport where President Trump held his rally, support those figures.
No exact numbers are available from either rally, but the crowds were obviously lopsided in Trump’s favor.
In October, Heavy.com reported that PresidentTrump and Robert Francis O’Rourke held competing rallies in Dallas, Texas, just 15 miles apart. O’Rourke’s campaign attracted an estimated 5,500 while the President drew a crowd of at least 18,500 and probably more.
On January 8, 2020, Elizabeth Warren held a rally in Brooklyn, New York. According to the Brooklyn Eagle, there were 3,000 people in attendance. The next day on January 9, President Trump held a rally in Toledo, Ohio where over 8,000 made it inside and an overflow crowd had to be dealt with outside, reported Heavy.com.
Although the Mafia Media still try to deny the evidence, sites like Heavy are revealing that Trump’s rallies bring people out by the tens of thousands while the Democrats struggle to fill small venues with a tenth that many.
Rallies Aren’t Elections
In an attempt to explain away the size of Trump’s crowds, the Democrats and the media (but there I go, repeating myself) have taken to muttering that rallies aren’t elections. They repeat it like a mantra, over and over again.
Technically, of course, they’re right. Rallies aren’t elections. But . . . does anyone remember the 2016 election campaign? Trump’s rallies were, in his words, Yuge while Hillary’s were minuscule to say the least. The rallies were a foreshadowing of what happened on Election Night when Democrats were left in shock that Trump actually beat their sainted Hillary in spite of it being “her turn.”
Foreshadowing the Foreshadowing
They say everything old is new again, and that was never more true than in regards to Scripture.
In a multitude of people is a king’s honor, but in the lack of people is the downfall of a prince. [Proverbs 14:28]
The President of the United States isn’t a king, but in many respects, we treat the position as if it were a kingship, and the occupant of the Oval Office has many of the powers of a king. So even though it’s an elected position, the President still fulfills many of the functions of a king. That being the case, perhaps we could update the proverb just a bit.
In a multitude of people is the President’s honor, but in the lack of people is the downfall of the Democrats.