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"TikTok Teens Tank Trump's Tulsa Turnout" (Original Post) Towlie Jun 2020 OP
by Towlie Skittles Jun 2020 #1
Get a job at Variety as a headline writer I guess!!! LOL winstars Jun 2020 #2
Terrific! Swede Jun 2020 #3
That is not true EleanorR Jun 2020 #4
Maybe they generated negative feedback GopherGal Jun 2020 #6
Cute. But BIG NEWS: TRUMP VOTERS DIDN'T SHOW UP! Hortensis Jun 2020 #5
Oh, Walter Winchell! You came back to us! Aristus Jun 2020 #7
Nice alliteration. c-rational Jun 2020 #8


(2,425 posts)
4. That is not true
Sun Jun 21, 2020, 02:04 PM
Jun 2020

The teens did not sink turnout. Anyone who wanted to go could have gone, but even in deep red Oklahoma they couldn't be bothered.


(2,033 posts)
6. Maybe they generated negative feedback
Sun Jun 21, 2020, 02:14 PM
Jun 2020

... the more people thought to be attending, the less attractive the event.

Driving to an event to wait in the hot humid weather to try and see their Furor probably gets less and less appealing as you hear 800000 or 1000000 people are there competing to get in the building and to find parking (but not too close to the neighborhood where "those people" live).


(58,785 posts)
Sun Jun 21, 2020, 02:08 PM
Jun 2020

That's what happened, AND IT'S BIG!!!!

We shouldn't be distracted from its import by the games these kids played. For sure the pros don't misunderstand and are busily trying to analyze and quantify all the reasons Trump loyalists stayed home.

Hopefully, the attention the "activists" on these websites are drawing includes some very good advice on how to really make a difference. They're clearly up for trying.

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