On Saturday, Washington DC will reportedly witness a so-called 'Millon Maga March' where die-hard Trump fans and members of the far-right group The Proud Boys for a rally in support of the president.
At the time of writing, the president hasn't accepted the result of the election, which saw Joe Biden will both the popular vote and electoral college after successfully flipping several states for the Democrats including Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Georgia.
The president and his team have been complaining that the Democrats have committed electoral fraud but haven't been able to provide any substantial evidence to back up this claim and have already seen several legal cases dismissed.
It remains to be seen how long the Trump administration can keep up this narrative but the 'Million Maga March' is a clear manifestation of many Republicans fury with the result. It is unknown how many people are set to turn up for this event but there has already been reports of clashes between counter-protesters in Washington DC and some members of the Proud Boys have had their Airbnb reservations cancelled.
On the matter, Washington's mayor, Muriel Bowser is quoted by The Hill as saying:
We continue to follow those activities and be prepared for those activities. Our police chief will have a similar posture this weekend as he did last week. And we will be there to support peaceful exercise of First Amendment demonstrations.
Meanwhile, in an attempt to suppress the spread of the word of the march and stop it from attracting supporters teenagers and K-pop fans on the popular video-sharing app TikTok have hijacked the #MillionMagaMarch hashtag to share pictures of well...pancakes.
This appears to have been started by actor Shea Depmore who shared a video on her own TikTok account encouraging people to use the aforementioned hashtag to swamp it with pictures of the savory cuisine. Depmore also runs the website mapa2020.com.
K-Pop stans from TikTok are flooding the #MillionMAGAMarch hashtag with pictures of pancakes. It's basically unusab… https://t.co/dUp2WaL2xJ
Sure enough, this has worked and if you now search for the hashtag, even on Twitter, you won't find much else than pictures, videos and gifs of pancakes and it's not just teenagers and K-pop fans. Everyone is joinging in.
There’s nothing that flips better than a pancake- except ya know...maybe Georgia, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Michigan,… https://t.co/6VvxNdfTXB