Trump Has Called for a Protest. Nobody Showed Up. Why Did the GOP’s Protests Fail This Time?

HNewsWire:  On Tuesday afternoon, as voters cast votes mostly without incident, former President Donald Trump resorted to social media to announce that a tiny, already-resolved issue with absentee balloting in Detroit was “REALLY BAD.” Trump has called for a demonstration. Nobody showed up. Why the GOP’s protests failed this time. Just before 2:30 p.m., he typed, “Protest, protest, protest.” Unlike in 2020, when similar appeals from the then-president attracted thousands of supporters into the streets, including to a tabulating plant in Detroit and, eventually, to the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, hardly one turned up this time. After Trump and his supporters promised for two years that they would flood polls and counting stations with partisan watchers to spot alleged fraud, after unprecedented threats were lodged against election workers, after calls to abandon machines in favor of hand counting,…


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