Numerically Challenged Trump Exaggerates Crowd Size For 2020 Kick-Off


It appears that Donald Trump is numerically challenged. People began to notice when he said that his inaugural crowd exceeded President Barack Obama’s crowd by far. Last year at a VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) convention, POTUS stood in front of a descending number of attendees, compared to the Obama audience. That was when Trump told them to not believe what they saw or heard. Rather they should believe his interpretation of reality. Now, he is at it again.

Notice how the 45th president of these United States always exaggerated the sizes of his crowds, his fortune, and his hands. It comes as no surprise that Trump would take a “crowd” of eight people and blow them up into throngs of tens of thousands.

Orlando Police Department spokesperson Cassandra Lafser noted the department did not have “numbers of people currently waiting for the event,” according to The Newsweek Magazine:

‘Crowd sizes for any event are unpredictable. The City of Orlando, including our Orlando Police and Fire Departments, are preparing for an increased number of people in downtown Orlando Tuesday.’

Political commentator Ryan Fournier tweeted:

‘In case you’re wondering how the 2020 election is going, hundreds of Trump supporters showed up 40 hours before the Orlando rally officially starts. Trump Train Coming!’

Meadow Pollack died in the February 14, 2018 Parkland school shooting. Her father Andrew Pollack was not nearly so optimistic. He tweeted that the “energy is definitely on President Trump’s side:”

‘Tomorrow, President Trump will fill a 20,000 person arena and have jumbo screens for the massive crowds outside. Meanwhile, Joe Biden is struggling to fill a local diner.’

Trump said “thousands of people” had already lined up for the kick-off of his 2020 campaign. He neglected to mention the carnival-like atmosphere with free food and a variety of entertainers:

‘Thousands of people are already lined up in Orlando, some two days before tomorrow nights big Rally. Large screens and food trucks for those that can’t get into the 25,000 capacity arena. It will be a very exciting evening! Make America Great Again!’

Earlier, the president sent out another tweet saying that his upcoming rally looked “to be setting records. (His campaign received) “over 100,000 requests” for the “25,000” person capacity auditorium. He lied. It seats 20,000. His tweet read:

‘Our country is doing great, far beyond what the haters and losers thought possible⁠—and it will only get better!’

By 2:30 a.m. (EDT) on day one, there was a big total of eight Trump supporters outside the Amway Center. Regardless, Trump tweeted:

’40 HOUR WAIT FOR TRUMP | President Trump supporters began lining up outside the Amway Center more than 40 hours ahead of his 2020 re-election rally. A man from Panama City was the first in line at 2:30 a.m.’

One of those early comers Gary Beck said he was a Trump supporter and the first in line:

‘There’s going to be a bunch of people and it’s going to be pretty intense. The electricity is going to be high. It’s time for America to get back on its feet and be made better than it’s ever been before.’

CBS White House Associate Producer Sara Cook posted on Twitter that there were “several hundred people:”

‘Many have tents and plan to stay in line all night (and remained after an earlier thunderstorm).’