As Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore teams up with Alec Baldwin and Mark Ruffalo to lead a star-studded demonstration this Thursday evening outside the Trump International Hotel near Columbus Circle, two Michigan brothers paraded in Times Square, Rob and Mike Cortis, on the opposite side, drove a float, through Manhattan, which they built and dedicated to the president elect. The float called “Presidential Trump Unity Bridge & Trump Mobile.” They used a go fund me page, which only raised $510.00 of it’s $50,000.00 goal, but so far they have traveled over 7,000 miles to spread their message.
Their go fund me page states: “My name is Rob Cortis, and I designed and created the Trump Unity Bridge and my brother Mike created the Trump Mobile. The Presidential Trump Unity Bridge & Trump Mobile represents the Grassroots movement & silent Majority in our country. It is an “America 1st” themed in Red White & Blue, playing patriotic music. Bridging the gap, Uniting Americans as 1 proud nation highlighting patriotism to all American people, as the focus of this float which is a tribute to President Trump, Making America Great Again! The Michigan Conservative Coalition is a grassroots group. The Trump National Campaign recognized Michigan, as the best grass roots support for Mr. Trump. Our goal is unity, helping spread the word the way it was intended to be. Throughout the primary, as well as the general election a huge part of that success was because of the Trump Unity Bridge, and Trump Mobile created by Rob Cortis and his brother Mike. The Michigan Conservative Coalition, also organized multiple Trump Flash Mobs across the state of Michigan, & Ohio. We have pride in our country and want the constitution to be read as the founding fathers intended it to be. With all the division this political season, we felt it was important to bring to the forefront issues that unite all Americans together. The Trump Unity Bridge is indeed doing that bridging the gap on issues that will unite all Americans together as one under a Donald Trump Presidency.”
The red-white-and-blue 30-foot float features a small-scale Statue of Liberty replica and signs bearing such slogans as “1 Flag, 1 Nation, 1 God,” and “Secure America’s Borders.”
The float has attracted the attention of Trump’s son Eric in Michigan in November, when he tweeted a picture of the display with the hashtag #FanOfTheDay.
The Cortises have since taken their bridge and grassroots activism attitude on a road trip across America, spreading their message of unity across the land. Times Square, the Empire State Building, Trump Tower and Fox News Channel are brief stops on their way to Washington D.C., where they hope to participate in the inaugural parade on Friday.