Maybe a Dozen People Attended Curt Schilling’s Sad Trump Rally at City Hall
To quote Milli Vanilli, blame it on the rain.
You would think in a town like Boston, where our sports heroes are held in such demigodlike esteem, a man who played a key role in bringing the home team two long-awaited World Series titles would draw at least—I don’t know—20 people? But few ventured out into the elements Saturday afternoon for Curt Schilling’s rally in City Hall Plaza. Estimates ranged from 12 to 15 people.
Tens of people at Curt Schilling's Trump Rally! Must be the weather! pic.twitter.com/1BywnepYyo
— Ted Cooper (@tedcooper) October 22, 2016
— Clare Kelly (@AClareKelly) October 22, 2016
Schilling, who is considering a run for Elizabeth Warren’s Senate seat in 2018, kicked off the weekend’s festivities with an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Friday, in which he demanded to know why Jews vote for Democrats. “I don’t speak for the Jews,” a bewildered Tapper responded.
News broke Sunday that Schilling had at last found gainful employment with Breitbart News, the alt-right online publication owned by Trump’s campaign manager, Steve Bannon. Schilling, who previously worked as on-air analyst on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight before posting crude memes about Muslim extremists and transgender people, will host the site’s first radio show, Whatever It Takes, debuting Tuesday morning at 9.
“God places things in our lives for specific reasons,” Schilling said in a release Monday. “After being fired by ESPN for my conservative opinions, I arrive here at Breitbart News, which I consider the last bastion of actual journalism. Yes, it’s openly conservative, but as much as liberals despise us they can’t deny the facts behind the arguments. This is the most important election of our lifetimes and under no circumstances can we allow a career criminal to be put in the Oval Office.”
Hopefully the show gets more listeners than his rally had attendees.