MIAMI, FL – This is what support looks like. Miami police estimated that there were approximately 30,000 vehicles that participated in a vehicle parade, comprised of Latinos in south Florida, and showed their support for President Donald J. Trump. Many of the participants migrated to the US from Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua.
They (the migrants), of all people, know what socialism looks like. They lived it firsthand. They felt the impact of communist rule. They understand the lifelong damage that these types of governmental atrocities bring. For many, it was the reason they left their home countries for a better life in the United States.
Now they find themselves just slightly more than 3 weeks away from a presidential election. Socialism is on the ballot, in the form of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and the “progressive” liberal ideology they want to force down the throats of the American people.
— Rey Anthony (@ReyAnthonyFL) October 10, 2020
— Rey Anthony (@ReyAnthonyFL) October 10, 2020
“We lost our homeland, we don’t want to lose America.”
You will not see this in the mainstream media.
The media won’t talk about it, but there are THOUSANDS of Miami residents out in a car parade right now for @realDonaldTrump!! Cuban Americans will KEEP FLORIDA RED, help re-elect TRUMP, AND KEEP REPUBLICAN MAJORITIES TO SAVE AMERICA 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/okYm8kEM5O
— Christian J. Lasval (@christianlasval) October 10, 2020
“The media won’t talk about it, but there are THOUSANDS of Miami residents out in a car parade right now for @realDonaldTrump!! Cuban Americans will KEEP FLORIDA RED, help re-elect TRUMP, AND KEEP REPUBLICAN MAJORITIES TO SAVE AMERICA”
— J. Michaeli (@jaredmichaeli) October 10, 2020
— Kyle Martinsen (@KyleMartinsen_) October 10, 2020
All this looms large when you look at the support that Joe Biden appears to be getting from some of these same communities. There doesn’t seem to be a whole lot of participation.
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It was a good day. Thank you @casabiden for hosting the welcome Caravan for VP Joe Biden! 🚗🚐🚙⠀ ⠀ We had great tunes and busted out in dance throughout the sign waving portion of the day! 💃🏾💃🏻⠀ ⠀ Stay tuned for future supporting events for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris! 💙🇺🇸 #boricuaforbiden #cubansforbiden #venezolanosforbiden #casabiden #hillsboroughcountydemocrats #hillsboroughcountydemocraticparty #voteblue2020 #bidenharris2020
This is not the first story we have brought you detailing the difference in public support shown toward the two candidates. Yet the mainstream media wants us to believe the polls that show Biden comfortably ahead in many places across the country. If those numbers are accurate, how do you explain not only the details above, but also the ones that follow.
LEBANON, NH – Bernie Sanders recently held a rally in support of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ race to the White House while in New Hampshire.
And frankly, the turnout – which was photographed from multiple angles – was pretty small. As in, it appeared that maybe a few dozen people gathered to the outdoor, socially distanced rally.
.@BernieSanders takes the stage here in Lebanon, New Hampshire!
— NH Democratic Party (@NHDems) October 3, 2020
The event was held on October 3rd in the Lebanon, New Hampshire. According to reports, the state has been recognized as being a “swing” state election-wise since 2016.
Based upon this turnout for the rather popular Sanders campaigning on Biden’s behalf – the optics don’t exactly convey a sense of enthusiasm for the Biden/Harris campaign.
— Adam Sexton (@AdamSextonWMUR) October 3, 2020
Adam Sexton from WMUR took to Twitter and described the event as follows:
“[Bernie Sanders] takes the stage for a distanced rally for [Joe Biden] in Lebanon.”
While the “distanced” mentioned was in reference to the rally being one that promoted social distancing; it appears as though numerous people just outright distanced themselves from the rally completely.
Perhaps one of the most flattering photos from the event was taken and shared online by Lauren O’Neill, who works on the Biden campaign in New Hampshire.
The photo showcased a few dozen people attending the rally – and that’s including the folks who were there for media purposes.
— Laura O'Neill (@loneillNH) October 3, 2020
Obviously, people left-of-center had to acknowledge that there was hardly anyone turned out for the rally. One Twitter user commented:
“Yes!! Not a super spreader!! Who needs a crowd anyway? The point is the MESSAGE.”
Who needs a crowd anyway? In this case Joe Biden, badly. the point is the message? not very good if nobody hears it, besides his only message is orange man bad, he stands for nothing until the polls tell him where he stands. Tomorrow the polls will shift, and so will he.
— jim nationalist morency 🔥⚓️⛪️🔨✝️🔯🎶🕚🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@woodman4tb) October 4, 2020
Another Twitter user responded to that sentiment of “who needs a crowd” by pointing out that Biden’s campaign needs a “crowd” in order for a message to be heard:
“Who needs a crowd anyway? In this case Joe Biden, badly. The point is the message? Not very good if nobody hears it, besides his only message is orange man bad, he stands for nothing until the polls tell him where he stands. Tomorrow the polls will shift, and so will he.”
Plus, a chunk of those attendees also happened to be Biden/Harris New Hampshire campaign team members, as showcased in this photo outside of the rally.
Well, outside of the poorly attended NH rally for Biden/Harris on Oct. 3, the NH campaign team look as though they're posing for a photo op as a metalcore band. #metalcore #SleepyJoe #Trump2020 https://t.co/R2fTzoNN4w
— Greg Hoyt (@GregHoytLET) October 4, 2020
And the view from the side of the rally-attendees was perhaps one of the most unflattering of angles of all.
I’d have had more ppl to my house to watch the Patriots tomorrow if the game wasn’t canceled…This is weak.
— EDS1015 (@EDS1015) October 3, 2020
In all of the advertisements surrounding this campaign event hosted by Sanders, in support of a Biden/Harris White House win in November, there was nothing that indicated that it was some sort of invite-only event either.
This was a rally that captivated an audience of, literally, a few dozen people. It had to be rather disappointing from the viewpoint of the podium where Sanders spoke.
Meanwhile, on the exact same day in Beverly Hills, California (which hosts an overwhelming amount of Democratic support), there appeared to be a better turnout as a larger group of people marched in support of President Donald Trump.
Despite the absence of any prominent Republican figure, this Trump Rally drew a much larger crowd (in a Democrat-run state) than the “swing” state that hosted Biden supporter, Bernie Sanders. Undoubtedly, those who believe that an abundance of enthusiasm for a Biden/Harris administration exists, may be deluded.
Can you say lack of enthusiasm?
— Jeff (@328cardgame) October 4, 2020
Furthermore, people online have affirmed the same ideology; that there appears to be zero enthusiasm for the Biden/Harris duo.
The abysmal attendance for the October 3rd rally has reignited the Twitter hashtag of “#BidenRally”, and those online have once again been afforded fodder to troll campaigning efforts.
— SSenn60 (@senn60) October 4, 2020
Now, some online are suggesting that perhaps the low turnout was due to Biden supporters are among the most fearful of the ongoing pandemic. Basically, Biden’s supporters don’t turn out to events because they are afraid of large crowds.
A cautionary reminder: It's just possible, if their covid fears are genuine, that the consistent lack of Biden crowds is based on that & they're still quite committed to go out & vote for Biden b/c while not enthusiastic about him, they are fervent about ousting Trump.
— Andrew Malcolm (@AHMalcolm) October 4, 2020
It’s a reasonable observation – but no one will know until the votes start coming in on November 3rd.
On the flip side, check out this train in Laredo, Texas:
Thousands of President Trump’s supporters met up in Laredo, Texas for a parade to show their love for President Trump.
In a world where Americans protest just about everything, there is a new form of protests emerging.
A protest where patriotic people show their love and appreciation for President Trump.
Now check this out! https://t.co/OOxjGRxqqD
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) September 15, 2020
There have been a series of “Trump Trains” rolling through towns on a regular basis. One was through Boerne, Texas on August 29, and the caravan went from 200 to over 500 cars by Labor Day.
#LaredoTrumpTrain Pictures: Historic Event along the Rio Grande River: The Laredo Trump Train, a great peaceful event with over 4,000 vehicles and over 7,000 participants, took place along the Rio Grande River in Laredo Texas. https://t.co/oh8h5YHff0
— Hector Garza (@hectorgarza2455) September 14, 2020
Another “Trump Train” travelled through New Braunfels, Texas. This one caused a little drama for dragging a Black Lives Matter flag through the streets. The mayor, Rusty Brockman, disapproved and gave the usual political spiel about how he does not condone such behavior.
#LaredoTrumpTrain Over 7,000 Participate in 'Laredo Trump Train' Event
Thousands of President Donald Trump’s supporters came together for a parade in downtown Laredo, Texas, on Saturday. pic.twitter.com/SRUoefDh8T
— Hector Garza (@hectorgarza2455) September 16, 2020
But, in Laredo, they made the other “Trump Trains” pale in comparison.
— Patti 💕 🇺🇸 (@pattimagnon) September 15, 2020
The event organizer and National Border Council President, Hector Garza said:
“We opened up the event by honoring God in prayer and honoring the U.S. flag with the Pledge of Allegiance.”
The Laredo Trump Train, a great peaceful event with over 4,000 vehicles and over 7,000 participants. Not one violent incident, vehicle accident or any other incident resulted from the Laredo Trump Train event. pic.twitter.com/rDFbtK7A9V
— Susan Lew (@_SusanLew) September 13, 2020
They met in a mall parking lot, overlooking the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Trump Train in Laredo Texas yesterday. Via Hector Garza. Over 4K cars in support of President Trump. pic.twitter.com/nukfJVBMl2
— 🇺🇸🦅M💥A💥G💥A🦅🇺🇲 (@BlessUSA45) September 14, 2020
They were preparing for the “Trump Train” to roll along.
Participant Carlos Ureño put a Trump Pence 2020 Flag on his truck. He admitted that in 2016 he didn’t bother voting. Both presidential candidates seemed pretty awful to him.
This year though, he’s liking how President Trump is actually changing things. He said:
“I was a Democrat in the past, and I’m tired of the same thing over and over again. I want change.”
No wonder they are panicking….pic.twitter.com/bqhP6XtFPw
— PaulsWalls16 (@PaulsWalls2) September 13, 2020
The people of Laredo heard them coming. All 7,000 people.
The caravan of about 4,000 cars revved their engines at the riverbank. American flags and Trump Pence 2020 flags started to unfurl when the trucks paraded down through the city of Laredo.
The Laredo “Trump Train” expanded over fifteen miles. This was along IH-35, Bob Bullock Loop and Del Mar.
The turnout was bigger than they could have imagined, it was huge.
Not only did the locals show up, but many out-of-towners too. Organizers said they were a little surprised, and frankly stunned that several thousand cars and people had participated. They believed a majority of those in the “Trump Train” were actually from Laredo.
This was the Trump train in the border city of Laredo Texas. pic.twitter.com/LNATaJZKrT
— dachsiemoron 🇺🇸 (@dachsiemoron) September 13, 2020
This was an opportunity for the Trump supporters and the silent majority, to express their love of God, country, family and President Trump.
Steve Moreno added to this:
“Many of us support the same values of being pro-life, supporting the police, gun rights, law and order, legal immigration, tax breaks, strong military, small businesses, voter ID, working class, prosperity for all minorities, small government, free speech, conservatism, the Constitution, capitalism, patriotism and justice for all. That’s why we want to express love for those things.”
— InciteRight (@RightIncite) September 14, 2020
Others felt that the President genuinely cares about them and what happens to them.
A local Border Patrol officer echoed the sentiment, proud that Trump is pro-law enforcement. Some people even honked in support of the caravan.
Sept. 12, 2020
Laredo, Texas. 90%+ Hispanic border city. The "Laredo Trump Train" facebook group was created 3 weeks ago. Held their first event and had 4,000 vehicles and 7,000 Laredoans come out and show their support for President Trump! @BreitbartNews @RealCandaceO @TPUSA pic.twitter.com/F0Lln7JB3E
— Gilbert Ramirez Jr (@Gilbert934) September 14, 2020
The “Trump Train” moved through downtown Laredo around lunch time. Gigi M. E. Ramos, who works at a nonprofit for veterans, used her lunch break to greet the car caravan. A few blocks away was the anti-wall mural.
With enormous Trump Train turnout, Webb County Republican Party chair believes Laredo will turn red this year https://t.co/tB4tOpVYME
— Laredo Morning Times (@lmtnews) September 13, 2020
Waving the American flag, she shouted:
“I am supporting the Trump parade, hallelujah. Build the wall and protect Americans. No American veteran should be last on the list, standing in line to try to get food, housing, education when we have people that are coming to this country illegally. I am a 100% for legal immigration. Not illegal immigration.”
Special thanks to my friends in Laredo, TX for sending me these photos.
Trump Train is Gaining Momentum In Laredo, Texas!!!!
Walter West II (Sergeant @ Arms for the Republican Party of TX) I can't wait to see you Tulsa on October 1st at GUTS Church for a Call to Prayer pic.twitter.com/fIjmzcG2C4
— Clay Clark (@TheClayClark) September 13, 2020
There was another event on the same Saturday of the “Trump Train”. It was the Honoring Veterans and Families event.
It was hosted by the No Border Wall Coalition and the Veterans United to Stop the Wall. They met at a “Defund the Wall” mural where they touched up the mural.
— Maria Flores (@MariaFl20304147) September 13, 2020
A Vietnam War veteran, Ramiro Rodriguez, said he was there as a proud first-generation Hispanic American. His parents came from Mexico. He actually felt the money was not being properly spent on the wall.
“Walls are not something that we need. We need to invest money in young people so they can grow better and improve their quality of education.”
‘Trump Train’ passes close to activists repainting Laredo’s ‘Defund the Wall’ mural https://t.co/5KRT2FH6Cc
— jerry d (@jerryd20056315) September 13, 2020
There was a plan to drive over a street mural that protested the President’s wishes for the mural in downtown Laredo. Garza explained the reasoning behind this:
“It’s symbolic by stating that whoever is driving in this Trump train is supportive of President Trump and that they’re supportive of building the wall along the border, specifically in Laredo.”
On Sat. we had a Trump train here in Laredo, TX – 4,000 cars, 7,000 people 95% locals. I never thought I would see such support here, a county that went 75% for Hillary in 2016 @TaylorRMarshall pic.twitter.com/gE6AGFCkMW
— BeginnerCatholic (@beginnercathol1) September 14, 2020
The No Border Wall Coalition had requested a permit to touch up the mural with veterans this weekend. Another group is planning to paint a “Back The Blue” mural nearby.
It all started as a community reaction to our Laredo City Council's decision to paint a street mural ala Black Lies Matter stating "Defund the Wall". Conservative response was Trump Train drive over the mural, which they blocked off from our route! And they say walls don't work?!
— Reynaldo Montemayor (@reymontemayor86) September 19, 2020
But Garza reached an agreement to change their route to avoid driving over the mural, for now.
“We would like to thank the people of Laredo for participating and further thank city staff that assisted in planning this great and peaceful event. In speaking with the Laredo Police Department and the city manager, not one violent incident, vehicle accident or any other incident resulted from this event.”
@GeraldoRivera Latinos responded this way in Laredo TX on Mexican border this past Saturday. 4K cars & 7k people. Trump Train, with actual train entering from Mex. in background. pic.twitter.com/7BsF1OcuTo
— Dominic (@dominicvallone1) September 15, 2020
Others from the community expressed their disapproval of the “Trump Train”, because they did not feel it was necessary. However, they agreed that Trump supporter had a right to host the event; just as others do for their candidates.
Thank you Laredo Trump Train! https://t.co/xudmPkPU5p
— Carol★Hello (@CarolHello1) September 14, 2020
One said that it was their constitutional right to do this, but of course the person mentioned his belief that President Trump is a racist, and that Trump was an “affront to human dignity and a diplomatic insult.”
— Johnny Trujillo (@JFTrujillo68) September 13, 2020
The turnout was so successful that another awesome event has been planned for this Saturday.
I’m in the ❤️ of the PR of Austin so…but I am from So Tx & am awestruck by what I’m seeing on our border with 90%+ Hispanic pop. Check out the Laredo Trump train. The largest I’ve seen in the US.
— JPL 🇨🇱 🎃 (@JPLTex) September 21, 2020
The Biden Campaign said they would respond with a Biden Train of their own…it was not as successful.
I can’t believe you posted this on purpose 😂 😂 😂 https://t.co/cRo84I946i
— Eddie Zipperer (@EddieZipperer) September 16, 2020
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