Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump attend a "Spirit of America" rally in Denver February 27, 2017. (Reuters/Rick Wilking)

Photos from pro-Donald Trump rallies show sparse crowds across the country

Trump said his supporters would yield biggest crowd yet, but photos of the protests show otherwise


Rachel Leah
February 28, 2017 10:10PM (UTC)

From the moment Donald Trump was elected president, anti-Trump protests have surged the country. In response, President Trump issued a challenge to his supporters last weekend:

Earlier this month, Breitbart cited "conservative grassroots leaders" who were planning "massive pro-President Donald Trump rallies nationwide."  This is what those rallies looked like.

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the pro trump rally in Atlanta had literally tens of people pic.twitter.com/tGT1pAuokD

 

— Craft Beer Dude (@SockinDingers) Feb. 27, 2017

 

 

 

 

Trump's supporters countered the photos on Twitter, and condemned the "mainstream media" for what they perceived to be deliberate fabrication of the crowd's size.

HUGE CROWDS! MSM is lyng about puny crowds! - President Trump supporters rally in Raleigh https://t.co/J1kVb49IFl

 

— Sameer (@210Deek) Feb. 28, 2017

Daniel Dale, the Washington Correspondent for the Toronto Star, sent out a series of tweets with photos he collected from social media.

Breitbart said today's pro-Trump rallies would be "MASSIVE." The photos I've seen so far: pic.twitter.com/3gnSaAayiz

 

— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) Feb. 27, 2017

The next rally is scheduled for March 4.


Rachel Leah

Rachel Leah is a culture writer for Salon. You can follow her on Twitter: @rachelkleah.

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