Campaign rallies are a defining feature of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s third run for the White House: all-day spectacles blending evangelical revivalist meeting and carnival, designed to deliver an emotional experience to his base.

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    Even if you don’t read the article, the pictures from the rally are pretty much exactly as you would expect. I’ve also had fever dreams that were less animated than some of these attendees.

    Sharon Anderson logged more than 13 hours on the road and spent the night in her rental car to gain a front row position. It was her 51st Trump rally. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

    • @Dramaking37
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      Just living her best life spending her social security check to follow a snake oil salesman around the country. All while living off of gallon containers of potato salad. My god Fox News did a number on this country.

      • @rayyy
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        The wretched dolt won’t have to worry about spending her Social Security check once the orange mobster becomes dictator -he will end SSI because he will have no need for her dollars when he can tap the treasury.

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        Living off social security while railing against ‘socialism’

        Literally the first word out of two of the name of the program - and still a hard disconnect

    • Billiam
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      “Midjourney, draw me a photorealistic image of white grievance.”

    • @JeeBaiChow
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      This makes it sound like it’s the same bunch of crazies following him around. Anyone got pics of other rallies? Are the same faces present?

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    Stop calling them rallies, they are religious congregations

  • @Boddhisatva
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    In Trump’s third presidential campaign…

    The third? So that would be, what, his 2012 or 2016 run? Because has been running or talking about running since the 1980s.

    Reuters attended Trump’s Green Bay rally on April 2 and interviewed four dozen attendees who collectively liked going to the rallies, they said, because it felt like a community and they didn’t have to worry about being politically correct.

    They mean that that they like it because they can use racial slurs without getting picked on for it.

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      The third? So that would be, what, his 2012 or 2016 run?

      That’s the three they mean, right?

      • 2016: Run #1
      • 2020: Run #2
      • 2024: Run #3

      Or am I just celebrating too hard, too early today? 😆

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    I would kind of like to go to one just to see it and take photos. Would you feel more sorrow, anger or confusion?

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      Probably a similar feeling of curiosity like when I visit a zoo. Except it would be a slightly morbid curiosity since these are people, and their vote counts the same as mine.