Horrifying clip shows ‘dystopian’ pro-Trump propaganda played at MAGA rally

Yasemin Craggs Mersinoglu
Thursday 07 January 2021 15:24
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A video from the pro-Trump rally that took place before the riot at the US Capitol has been called “dystopian” and compared to the authoritarian government in George Orwell's novel 1984.

The “creepy” clip was played to the president’s supporters in Washington DC and featured a voiceover from Trump and an “ominous” cover of the Linkin Park song In the End.

Over the speakers, he said: “What truly matters is not which party controls our government but whether our government is controlled by the people.”

It then cut to the music. 

The band has previously issued the Trump administration with a cease and desist for using their songs without permission.

Moments before this took place, Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani left the stage to cheers from the crowd.  

A similar video played to the president’s fans last year also previously shocked people.

Many social media users were disturbed by the latest clip and likened it to sci-fi movies and dystopian propaganda from 1984 and The Handmaid's Tale

Some also reacted to the choice of song.

Others took offence to Trump’s team using Linkin Park’s music considering their late lead singer’s opposition. 

Trump supporters later breached and occupied the Capitol building after lawmakers began the process of certifying Joe Biden’s election victory. 

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