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For K-pop stans, tanking Trump's rally is just the start

'If we could sell out stadiums, we could also empty them out,' teens warn

The K-pop fandom is diverse in the U.S. Attendees dance to K-pop songs at KCON USA, billed as the world's largest Korean culture convention and music festival, in Los Angeles.   © Reuters

NEW YORK/PALO ALTO, U.S. -- If Bernie Sanders got young people to vote in 2016, then K-pop might just take the crown in 2020.

President Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, last weekend ran into an unexpected turnout -- only 6,200 people showed up to the 19,000-seat stadium despite his campaign's claim that over a million people had requested tickets.

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