[Ed. – Sounds dangerous. Was anyone hurt?]
President Trump’s weekend rally in red-state Oklahoma, featuring empty seats, a canceled outdoor event, and a rambling speech that failed to land many punches against Joe Biden, is a foreboding sign that his once rock-solid base is softening in the run-up to the election. Dealing with the triple threat of a pandemic, frayed race relations, and a battered economy, even some of the president’s supporters are questioning whether he’s up for the job.
The latest Fox News poll, showing Biden with a 12-point lead over Trump, offers the latest hint that some of the president’s closest allies are starting to lose the faith.
The Supreme Court’s ruling protecting gay and transgender employees from discrimination, with the majority opinion written by Trump-appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch, threatens to further dispirit Trump’s base. When the president mentioned Gorsuch’s name at his Tulsa rally, there were scattered boos in the crowd. …