TikTok users claim they helped sabotage Trump rally in Tulsa
TikTok users and Korean pop music fans take partial credit for expanding presence expectations at a less-than-full arena at the first political rally in months of US President Donald Trump, held in Tulsa, Oklahoma,
The social media users on different platforms, including the popular video-sharing app TikTok, claimed in posts and videos on Sunday that they completed the online registration for the event with no objective of going.
Earlier to the rally, Trump’s campaign manager, Brad Parscale, said there had been more than one million ticket requests for the event.
He wrote on twitter, “Over 1M ticket requests for the @realDonaldTrump #MAGA Rally in Tulsa on Saturday. Before entering each guest will get:
There will be precautions for the heat and bottled water as well.”
Before entering each guest will get:
There will be precautions for the heat and bottled water as well.
— Brad Parscale (@parscale) June 15, 2020
Trump’s campaign advisers had seen the rally as a way to revive his base and demonstrate support, at a time when a string of opinion polls have suggested he is trailing his Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.
The Trump campaign said the entry was “first-come-first-serve” and that no one was issued an actual ticket.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat, responded to a tweet by Parscale blaming the media for discouraging attendees.
She wrote on twitter, “Actually you just got ROCKED by teens on TikTok who flooded the Trump campaign w/ fake ticket reservations & tricked you into believing a million people wanted your white supremacist open mic enough to pack an arena during COVID Shout out to Zoomers. Y’all make me so proud.”
Actually you just got ROCKED by teens on TikTok who flooded the Trump campaign w/ fake ticket reservations & tricked you into believing a million people wanted your white supremacist open mic enough to pack an arena during COVID
Shout out to Zoomers. Y’all make me so proud. ☺️ https://t.co/jGrp5bSZ9T
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) June 21, 2020
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