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Trump’s rally in Texas was targeted by Mary Trump, but her attempt spectacularly backfired.


It did more than just demonstrate that former President Donald Trump still has a following among voters that current Vice President Joe Biden can only hope for. On Saturday, a sea of Trump fans descended upon Texas.

That demonstrated how anxious Trump’s detractors are to forcibly disperse the throngs that are eager to greet him when he arrives by plane.

Yet Trump’s loudly offensive niece’s attempt to reduce attendance didn’t go as she probably had anticipated; in fact, it backfired on her.

Mary Trump, the daughter of Donald Trump’s late brother Fred, attempted to initiate a social media campaign in the days leading up to the Trump rally at Waco Regional Airport in Waco in an effort to block access to the location for genuine supporters through phony reservations.

On Thursday, Mary Trump posted on Twitter, “If we book the 50,000+ arena, we can make sure most of the seats are vacant when the traitor enters the stage.”

That wasn’t how things worked out.

Does it seem empty to you?

It’s unclear where Mary Trump got the 50,000 number, but according to a report by KWTX-TV in Waco on Thursday, organizers had anticipated roughly 15,000 people to attend. It’s very obvious that the Mary Trump tweet didn’t have the desired effect because it was sent on the same day.

That figure sounded about right, a police officer on the scene told the Waco Tribune-Herald on Saturday.

The crowd began to assemble even before parking lots and airport gates opened, according to the Tribune-Herald, which added that “Age and cultural diversity were on exhibit at the rally.”

At Waco Regional Airport, “a makeshift parking location revealed itself well away from the staging area,” according to the Tribune-Herald.

“Hundreds of cars disobeyed the bumper-to-bumper traffic leading straight to the event, where approved parking places had been marked off, and established their own impromptu parking lot near China Spring Road and Uncle Worm’s Texan Cuisine restaurant.”

It seems very different from the barely attended rallies the Biden team was able to hold throughout its underwhelming 2020 campaign, which allegedly resulted in 80 million Americans voting for the Democratic ticket.

The Tribune-Herald reported that “the crowd expanded throughout the afternoon, with some attendees hoofing it from that ad hoc parking lot to Waco Regional Airport.”

Her plan was a parody of a left-wing social media ploy used to disrupt Trump’s event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in June 2020. That ploy received more acclaim from the mainstream media than it did from people who attended the rally in person.

The establishment’s terror of the conservative cause is as real as the prosthetics at a “drag queen story hour,” and this is the thing: the more ridiculous plots like Mary Trump’s occur, the more they demonstrate how genuine the excitement for the right cause is.

Additionally, the more spectacularly they fall short—as Mary Trump’s did—the more attention is drawn to the former president’s enduring appeal.

“Upon arrival, visitors would get in slow-moving queues that would carry participants from one admittance stage to the next. The event, according to a Waco police officer who declined to give his name because he wasn’t an authorized spokeswoman, was “extremely orderly: no protesters, no disputes, no fights.”

Very well-ordered; there were no demonstrators, conflicts, or arguments. Do those people seem to be a group of the “domestic terrorists” that Biden, the Democratic Party, and the mainstream media claim to be the genuine opponents of the Biden administration?

It doesn’t because the description doesn’t even remotely resemble the phantom audience members Mary Trump conjured up to undermine her uncle’s Saturday presentation in Texas. Mary Trump, 57, had made attempts to harm her uncle before. “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,” her book lambasting Donald Trump, has made her money from sales to liberals (how many actually read it versus signaling their virtue with the purchase is an interesting question), but it hasn’t changed the requirements of American politics.

She is always willing to have a confrontational interview with a mainstream media organization in order to obtain soundbites or remarks that may be used to disparage President Trump.

Her public stances, in other words, are as predictable as those of “The View” harridans, but without the charm.

The next presidential election won’t happen for another year and a half. President Joe Biden of the Democratic Party hasn’t formally declared his intention to run for office yet, but all indications are that he will.

Given that the Democratic leadership is otherwise in disarray and that the party’s purported standard-bearer is an octogenarian who is always unsteady and has questionable cognitive abilities, there is a good lot of potential upheaval at hand.

Furthermore, the Republican field is far from settled, with only Trump, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, and former business CEO Vivek Ramaswamy having officially declared their candidacies to date. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is still infamously abstaining from the race.

Whatever happens in the future, Donald Trump’s throng of followers disproved the left’s theory that it can overthrow him with the same nasty means that his unloving niece tried to use on Saturday.

Alexandra Russel
Alexandra Russel
Highly respected journalist and political commentator with over a decade of experience in the industry. Alex was born and raised in Florida, where she developed a passion for writing at a young age, leading her to pursue a degree in journalism from the University of Florida. After graduation, she worked as a political reporter for several local and national publications before being appointed as the chief editor at Conservative Fix.

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