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Laurie Penny, a contributing editor to the New Statesman, was covering the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and attended a Women for Trump event. It wasn't at the convention center proper, but rather at a nearby downtown mall (because women love malls, right?). While there, however she noticed something missing from a Women for Trump event: women.

As she later wrote in her Medium piece,

By the time the event actually kicked off—half an hour late when it became clear that no, nobody else was showing up—there were, to my count, thirty-five people in the room. That included the six speakers, the organizers, volunteers and press.