Trump, Canadian Truckers, and the Confederate Flag


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Thu, 02/10/2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Trump extolls the Freedom Convoy in Canada and encourages them to join his new social media app. Does this mean Trumpism is extending into Canada?

The "Freedom Convoy" of Canadian truckers and their supporters converged on Ottawa on Jan. 29 and clogged the city’s streets with 18-wheelers and demonstrators calling for the end of COVID restrictions. 

Trump has extolled the protest saying, "That's through the Canadian truckers. You've been reading about it. Who are resisting bravely these lawless mandates are doing more to defend American freedom than our own leaders by far."

Gofundme shut down a $10 million fundraiser for the convoy, one of the largest in the site's history. 

The blockade is entering its fourth day on the Ambassador Bridge, which links Detroit, Mich., and Windsor, Ontario. The route accounts for a quarter of goods traded between the U.S. and Canada.

Does this mean Trumpism is not only not dead but spreading?

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