Here's how teenagers pranked Trump into thinking his Tulsa rally would be huge

Here's how teenagers pranked Trump into thinking his Tulsa rally would be huge
President Donald J. Trump walks from the Oval Office to the South Lawn of the White House Monday, May 20, 2019, prior to boarding Marine One to begin his trip to Pennsylvania. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

And the children shall lead ...

Oh, Brad. Sad, sad Brad. This had nothing to do with protesters.

The Washington Post:

As he began speaking at his first political rally since the country largely shut down three months ago because of the novel coronavirus, Trump immediately blamed, without evidence, protesters and the media for scaring away his supporters.

"I’ve been watching the fake news for weeks now, and everything is negative. Don’t go, don’t come, don’t do anything. Today, it was like I’ve never seen anything like it. I’ve never seen anything like it,” Trump said. “We had some very bad people outside. We had some very bad people outside. They were doing bad things.”

He later referred to the protesters outside as “thugs.”

There was one major protest group at one of the three entrances after the vast majority of people had already entered the outer perimeter. The protesters blocked an entrance for about 15 minutes.

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