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tblue37

(65,591 posts)
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 11:37 AM Feb 2024

Trucker in Viral Video Calling for NYC Boycott Over Trump Backs Down: He deleted the video.

Trucker in Viral Video Calling for NYC Boycott Over Trump Backs Down
He deleted the video.

Ron FilipkowskiUpdated:1 hour agoOriginal:1 hour ago

A trucker who goes by "Chicago Ray" talked a big game on Twitter a few days ago when he posted his video that went viral on right-wing social media calling for a trucker boycott of NYC to protest the verdict in Trump's New York fraud trial. He posted the video on his twitter account (he blocks me) "@Chicago1Ray," but now maybe he heard from the people who employ him and others, because he says he wants to take it back and forget the whole thing.

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Apparently, Chicago Ray's employers did care because he has quickly done a 180. After deleting the video, he posted this message on Twitter where he said he just wanted to let bygones be bygones on this boycott thing.

https://www.meidastouch.com/news/trucker-in-viral-video-calling-for-nyc-boycott-over-trump-backs-down

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Trucker in Viral Video Calling for NYC Boycott Over Trump Backs Down: He deleted the video. (Original Post) tblue37 Feb 2024 OP
Isn't Chicago also evil in the mythos of Chicago Ray's associates? viva la Feb 2024 #1
My guess was 50,000 trucks/day. Voltaire2 Feb 2024 #2
Most of that is probably short runs too Mountainguy Feb 2024 #6
The theory was to boycott the intermodal depots where long haul deliveries are made Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2024 #7
Aw, he Leeroy Jenkinsed himself. Hugin Feb 2024 #3
Good- just what I was hoping for RainCaster Feb 2024 #4
The bigly he-man fizzled out just like they did at the Texas border. shucks riversedge Feb 2024 #5
maga is all agog with anticipation Bernardo de La Paz Feb 2024 #8
Must have bought some Donnie Dipshit sneakers maxrandb Feb 2024 #9
Good! highplainsdem Feb 2024 #10
Big guns. Lunabell Feb 2024 #11

viva la

(3,381 posts)
1. Isn't Chicago also evil in the mythos of Chicago Ray's associates?
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 11:41 AM
Feb 2024

Home of the Obamas and all that?

Chicago Ray needs to change is name to Podunk Ray just to be safe.

Voltaire2

(13,381 posts)
2. My guess was 50,000 trucks/day.
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 11:43 AM
Feb 2024

I looked it up: 120,000. This boycott had zero chance of having any effect of doing anything other than costing a handful of fascist blowhards their jobs.

Mountainguy

(613 posts)
6. Most of that is probably short runs too
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 12:14 PM
Feb 2024

Running from an intermodal rail terminal in NJ into the city. Hard to boycott delivering to NY when that's 100% of your runs.

Bernardo de La Paz

(49,114 posts)
7. The theory was to boycott the intermodal depots where long haul deliveries are made
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 01:39 PM
Feb 2024

Not just trains, but long haul trucks go into the intermodals, where you are correct that short haulers take the stuff into the city.

Bernardo de La Paz

(49,114 posts)
8. maga is all agog with anticipation
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 01:46 PM
Feb 2024
Can you just imagine the scrambling going on right now. Betcha grocery store shelves are empty, or very close to it.
4 posted on 2024-02-18, by ryderann
This will be fun to watch; I hate that damn city.
5 posted on 2024-02-18, by EliRoom8
The suburbs better be ready. It’s not going to be pretty with people flooding out of NYC looking for food.
6 posted on 2024-02-18, by metmom
NYC grocery stores will probably be empty by noon tomorrow
4 posted on 2024-02-18, by FlyingEagle
Don't be surprised to see panic buying soon empty the New York City food shelves.
1 posted on 2024-02-19, by PJ-Comix
Every day this goes on will cost the city at least as much of whatever they might have got from Trump.
5 posted on 2024-02-19, by Jonty30
I hope this is true.
6 posted on 2024-02-19, by sport (!)
How is this going to overturn a corrupt judiciary system?
13 posted on 2024-02-19, by silverleaf


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