What Is Trump Without His Crowds?

What Is Trump Without His Crowds?
Suspended schedules. Darkened stages. Empty arenas.As the worsening spread of the coronavirus has forced shot callers in sports, entertainment and politics to nix games, parades, conventions, campaign pitstops and gatherings of almost every sort and size, Donald Trump over these last few dizzying days essentially and begrudgingly has made the same decision—even if he hasn’t made an official announcement.After holding more than 300 rallies during the 2016 campaign and nearly 100 more since he was elected—after going last month toIowa and New Hampshire and Nevada and South Carolina to “troll” Democrats in the run-ups to the primaries—the president was not in Michigan, Missouri or Mississippi this past week, and he won’t be in Ohio or Illinois or Florida or Arizona ahead of Tuesday’s votes. He has canceled events in Las Vegas, Denver and Milwaukee. And for the first time in a long, long time, Trump has on his typically merry-go-round… ..... Read More.
POLITICO – Politics | Politics & GovernmentFri, March 13, 2020
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