Supporters of President Donald J. Trump have found a new activity in the last four years to show their support of him and his policies, and while the country is under crowd restrictions due to the Pandemic concerns, and the rallies that made Trump so famous have had to be postponed, boating for Trump has become a national obsession for loyal Trump supporters.
The movement was started spontaneously as people started to realized that out on the ocean people were free to express themselves with Trump flags and the idea just caught on, turning into a grassroots movement of informal rallies and parties.
Some of the boating gatherings have speakers and patriotic music. Attendees are seen celebrating and having a wonderful time.
Boaters For Trump is one of the most incredible grassroots movements our country has ever seen!
— Nick Adams (@NickAdamsinUSA) August 16, 2020
It appears that there is nothing that can stop people from showing their enthusiasm for the 45th President.
The new “Trump rally” is the numerous Flotillas or boat parades that have popped in many states, and is now so huge and exciting that the parades have gotten the attention of the Trump administration.
And even of President Trump himself.
Trump Boat Parade!!! ? pic.twitter.com/BRacgYGyWm
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) August 9, 2020
In this video Trump talks about the silent majority and his supporters and their boat parades:
Did someone say boat parades? #BoatersForTrump
"We have a silent majority, the likes of which nobody has seen… there are thousands of boats in lakes, rivers, and oceans…" ??⛵️ pic.twitter.com/kvKn6pUJYX
— Abigail Marone (@abigailmarone) August 15, 2020
Large and Small parades are happening, with some outings as many as 3,000 boats, adorned with Trump flags, MAGA banners and American flags.
— Abigail Marone (@abigailmarone) August 17, 2020
Trump’s team made a short video with reaction from Trump thanking the boaters for the support:
“I appreciate the boaters for Trump. I wish I had time and I would get on a boat and wave a flag with you. You people are strong and fantastic. Get out and vote on Nov. 3rd. You people have the right spirit, those people are crazy and we have to stop them, thank you very much,” Trump said.
— Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) August 17, 2020
Cedar Creek Lake..East Texas..Trump Flotilla 2020 pic.twitter.com/D77p3AcJYg
— Catherine Turn Golden (@TurnGolden) August 15, 2020
Riding in the Trump parade at Cedar Creek Lake today with Captain Kelli. #WomenWithBoats. Two thousand boaters showing support. Gun Barrel City, Texas, loves you Mr President! @realDonaldTrump @kayleighmcenany See Biden’s Bunker? Haha pic.twitter.com/4Zi9sjUt2O
— Kim Bryant Roulias (@goodthoughts65) August 15, 2020
Cedar Creek Lake, Texas. pic.twitter.com/SabqjVreoY
— Krystal Grant (@Firewalker4114) August 15, 2020
They are having one at Cedar Creek Lake in Texas today and one next week at Lake Whitney!
— ?? Super Mammy ?? (@charleycx2) August 15, 2020
Thousands of boaters line up in the home state of Biden to show their support for Trump. Shouts of 4 more years could be heard for miles?? Trump2020
— Judge Jeanine Pirro Fans (@JudgeJeaninefan) August 15, 2020
— Rob Arlett (@RobArlett) August 15, 2020
— Andrés Fuentes (@news_fuentes) August 8, 2020
Flotilla on Cedar Creek lake in Texas today. Pics take by my retired union brother. pic.twitter.com/0E5s7BNOhd
— B Saved (@BSavell) August 15, 2020
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Kari is an ex-Community Organizer who writes about Voter Engagement, Cultural Marxism and Campaigns. She has been a grassroots volunteer with the GOP, on and off for 18 years. She is a Homeschool Mom in North Carolina and loves Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism. @Saorsa1776