On Sept. 7th Jacques Dittes wrote on a Trump rally security scare in Montana. The rally, live streamed the day before on the 6th, was met with fanfare and went off as normal, save for a few mysterious and unhappy attendees pictures directly behind Donald Trump on camera later named “Plaid Shirt Guy”.
Mr. Dittes wrote up a list of timestamps on Facebook which has now been shared 7,200 times. I believe their intent was to subtly sabotage the show and as the media reported on the man dubbed “plaid shirt guy,” is, in fact, Tyler Linfesty, a Billings West High School senior.
The entire rally was recorded and can be followed along with Jacques Dittes’ time stamps beneath:
Jacques Dittes wrote on Facebook:
“Trump Security Scare at Montana Rally, that almost no one noticed, except for Secret Service!
Not sure what they were planning but nobody caught it except for News called @PNN which is found on GAB (gab.ai) (A FREE SPEECH alternative to Twitter)
At 53:40 Suspect behind the left side of the screen of President is not wearing a pin. 55:03 you can now see he has the Socialist pin.
At 58:30 the guy on the right of the screen turns to the girl with the red hat and say something and she says: NOT YET.
The three suspects look visibly pissed off and can’t hide their disdain for the President.
At 1:04:54 President Trump is talking about the Democrats raising taxes, and the guy on the left of the screen clearly mouthes “F*ck the rich”
Then the secret service arrive…
1:08:20 a Secret Service woman in a black dress walks up & tells the suspect behind left of Trump to leave. She stays on smiling and clapping as if nothing happened.
1:16:26 a Secret Service woman in blue dress approaches two remaining suspects and tells them to both leave. She stays on cheering in their place.
1:16:48 The two SS women are joined by a third Secret Service Woman.
Almost nobody notice what just happened.
You can see the whole Trump Rally on Youtube here:
Just slide the cursor ahead to the time codes to see for yourself.
Was a great rally. #MAGA2020”
Days later Tyler Linfesty was interviewed by CNN to discover the intent behind his gestures and remarks during the rally, he contends they were innocent as he may disagree with some of Trump’s rhetoric and agree with others for which he claps. However, upon exiting the stage the secret service pulled him aside and questioned him:
In all likelihood, this was a situation of a disgruntled attendee placed directly behind the President but that is for the reader to decide.