Lala, a 19 year old Latina teen Trump supporter shared her story of why she decided to #WalkAway from the Democrat party.
Per RedState, when Lala was sixteen, her mother dragged she and her brother to a rally for then-candidate Donald Trump in their hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico. At the time, she had been “totally against him.” Lala said he had given a good speech and seemed like a good man, but she still wasn’t convinced.
Leaving the rally was difficult because a group of anti-Trumpers had staged a riot (which made the national news). She watched as a young man in his early 20s punched an old man who was a Trump supporter and a veteran. They also pushed Mexican flags in their faces, threw rocks at horses, damaged police cars, and started fires. That caught her attention.
She describes the treatment she received from other students at school and even the teachers. But, none of that swayed her. She stayed strong and now she wants to make America, America again.
Read the whole thing.
The story was shared on Twitter in a multi-part tweet:
“I am a 19 year old female from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I went to the Trump rally back in 2016 with my mom, brother, and a couple of friends. We were being yelled at from anti-trump protesters. I was NOT for Trump. I was totally against him & went to cause HELL, but my mom (1/x)
decided to go & I couldn’t do that expect sit there & LISTEN. It was a good speech & he was a good man, but I still wasn’t convinced. Leaving the rally we had to go through the other way because the anti-trump protesters wanted to get to us & hurt us. We walk outside & it (2/x)
looks like HELL. They made our city look like sh*t. As we were walking out, a young man (early 20’s) got out & punched a old trump supporter that was a veteran. My mom had got in it with him to not do that. People were throwing things at us, screaming in our faces, putting (3/x)
the Mexican flags in our faces, throwing rocks at the horses, damaged police cars, starting fires. It was a riot (look it up, it made national news) from that point on I became a trump supporter. I never posted about it or anything because I was afraid of the back flash. (4/x)
After trump won office I started being more vocal, and people knew I was a Trump supporter. (I cannot vote but I sure as hell had a opinion) When I posted about Trump I had people delete me, block me, say fucked up things to me. In school I was called a bigot, harassed by a (5/x)
teacher because I was a Trump supporter, had to do a presentation during lunch because it was about Trump, and no one wanted to hear it because they didn’t want to hear “the hate.” My 10 year old brother was facing the same thing. He was told he couldn’t look up to trump & (6/x)
couldn’t do a presentation because the teacher didn’t like him (before his candidacy) & my brother was not passion who he was writing about so we re-wrote & I stood by him as a he presented it. I’m already losing friends, family, and more because of my patriotic opinions. (7/x)
Trump comes back in 2019 for another Trump rally & I stood in line for over 12 hours!!! I was super excited to see the President. I posted this picture & it caused so much drama, so much nasty comments. But let tell y’all, his rally’s don’t get more patriotic. When everyone (8/x)
sang the national anthem together you felt it in your heart. I walked away because I listened, I learned, I developed my own opinion. I am looked over because my opinion is not like other teenagers. I have registered to vote in 2020 (R) for Trump. I was very liberal minded, (9/x)
I even called my mom names when I still was against trump. I woke up. I want to make America, America again. I am so happy I changed my views instead of looking crazy. I am 19 years old with my own opinion. Thank god for Trump & guns. I am a republican in a Democrat state. (10/x)
Walkaway” – Lala (11/11)
"I am a 19 year old female from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I went to the Trump rally back in 2016 with my mom, brother, and a couple of friends. We were being yelled at from anti-trump protesters. I was NOT for Trump. I was totally against him & went to cause HELL, but my mom (1/x) pic.twitter.com/2sIAnSPZVm
— Mexican O'Crazio Corn Pop (@jetrotter) January 19, 2020