“We were a little light for the actual turn out.”
Greta Alexander, who was “sobbing uncontrollably” at this time last year, takes note of the crowd size, too. “I was hoping for a cathartic experience, and I’m disappointed at the lackluster turnout.” Greta still wears a safety pin, a common accessory in the early days of Trump-trauma to signal to allies that she’s a safe person. “It’s a little sillier than we had imagined,” she says of the evening.
Greta’s companion, Oona Jones, shakes her head. “It’s depressing,” she mutters.