Atlantic Writer Skips Pocahontas Humor to Claim Trump Rallies Are Stale

NewsBusters | 7/7/2018 | Staff
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David A. Graham of Atlantic magazine, using the July 5 Trump rally in Montana as a basis for his evidence, is claiming that such rallies have become stale. Actually they have become stale but only if you believe Graham's very selectively edited version of that rally. Of course between his fantasy and the highly entertaining reality there is a yuuuge gap.

As we shall see, Graham on July 6 only very slightly touches on the highlight of the Great Falls, Montana rally and carefully avoids why the attendees were entertained by it and why much of the mainstream media was thrown into an uproar over it. Whether you enjoyed the rally or hated it, one thing that can't be said about last night's rally, or any of his other rallies, is that they are boring as Graham absurdly claims in What Is the Point of a Trump Rally in 2018?

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It’s hard to maintain any shtick for more than a couple years, especially when the shtick is as innovative as the Donald Trump political rally. It’s now been just longer than three years since the president descended the gold escalator at Trump Tower, inaugurating the form. What is the point of a Trump rally in 2018? Can it still work its magic?

It lost its magic but only in Graham's selectively edited alternate reality.

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As the president’s appearance in Great Falls, Montana, Thursday evening demonstrates, it’s a mixed bag. The contours are all familiar—you know Trump will walk out to Lee Greenwood, and depart to “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” In between there will be a mix of somewhat labored reading from a teleprompter and flights of improvised fancy. Boasts about crowd size and those left outside. Some...
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