Despite impending loss, Trump supporters will drive around Tampa Bay every weekend until inauguration

If only trucks and boat parades translated to actual votes.

click to enlarge Despite impending loss, Trump supporters will drive around Tampa Bay every weekend until inauguration
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As of now, Joe Biden is leading in Nevada, Georgia and Pennsylvania and the path to victory for President Donald Trump is all but gone. Nevertheless, Tampa Bay's MAGA faithful will do what they know best, which involves climbing into a vehicle of some sort—often a lifted truck or a boat—and drive around for hours at a time. 

According to the “Tampa’s Trump - Florida” Facebook group, a “Trump Train” to “Support Our President” is planned for this Saturday from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The route appears to be contained to I-4, I-275, and I-75, and is planned for every Saturday until the inauguration, which is January 20. So, prepare for consistent weekend traffic slowdowns. 

Certainly, driving around in circles while waving flags that say things like "Fuck your feelings" and "No more bullshit" is a familiar comfort for irritated Trump supporters, who seem to find it hard to believe that 73 million people voted for a “sleepy” man, rather than the guy who screamed on Twitter for four years straight. 

Regardless, gas prices are at a four month low, so have fun out there.

On a related note, Trump supporters are also planning a "Stop the Steal" protest this evening at U.S. Hwy 19 and Main St. in New Port Richey. However, despite the president's baseless claims, there's been zero evidence of voter fraud

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Chava Communications.
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