In a recent video interview for The Tampa Bay Times, Trump supporters talked about the culture surrounding the President's boat parades and why it's so important to them.
One Trump supporter turned some heads online, however, when he said that if Trump loses the upcoming election, he'd be "heading to the White House with the militia."
Why are Trump flags so popular with Tampa Bay boaters? youtu.be
Boaters for Trump member says if his president loses he’s ‘heading to the White House with the militia’ - https://t.co/nypCDfnePM— Sarah Burris (@Sarah Burris)1600359078.0
Twitter users identified the man's wish to overthrow a Democratic win for what it was: unpatriotic.
@SarahBurris US Armed forces > boater militia— DonaId J. Trump▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️parody (@DonaId J. Trump▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️parody)1600359494.0
@SarahBurris But protestors are being threatened with sedition 🙄— MothersBeard (@MothersBeard)1600359313.0
@RawStory Now *that* is someone Bill Barr should charge with sedition. But then again, that is Bill Barr so yea— Donald Trump’s Sock Monkey (@Donald Trump’s Sock Monkey)1600359196.0
Others made fun of the many Trump voters who show their support through boating, especially after the recent boat parade which resulted in multiple boats sinking.
@SarahBurris He may sink on the way lol— Beth Becker 👠👠 (@Beth Becker 👠👠)1600365515.0
@SarahBurris Welp better learn to share the road better than they did the lake. 😂😂— Anarkendi (@Anarkendi)1600359964.0
@SarahBurris Sailing to Washington is something I need to see.— It's Always Sunny In Villadelphia (@It's Always Sunny In Villadelphia)1600360375.0
If this boater believes a militia of a few armed Trump voters can overthrow the U.S. military, he's in for a rude awakening.
@SarahBurris https://t.co/yKJ0PNBjYw— Cory Lind (@Cory Lind)1600366156.0
@SarahBurris I welcome him to try. These idiots are about to learn a very painful lesson.— Midlife Crisis Actor (@Midlife Crisis Actor)1600359332.0
@SarahBurris Narrator: He won’t.— pnwgeo (@pnwgeo)1600360337.0
Whether or not this man poses an actual threat to democracy, ideas like these floating around conservative circles can undermine the idea of a fair election.
@RawStory A lot of these dudes are all bluster. But there is a sizable percentage that are absolutely ready to figh… https://t.co/VuM4Og7Sro— mosettastone (@mosettastone)1600359726.0
@RawStory Yes they are all so very tough and brave. Wearing their bathing suits and hanging out on their boats. So scary.— James Smith (@James Smith)1600359563.0
The continuation of the American democratic experiment should be more important than any one leader.
@RawStory Trump’s physical presence in the White House is irrelevant to his wielding power. The Oval Office is not… https://t.co/r3QUCyAlnZ— Carlos Machina (@Carlos Machina)1600359548.0
At least if President Trump loses in November, he'll know he has many fans on the water who will be willing to give him a place to crash.