More than 50 boats cruised through Offatts Bayou and about as many spectators gathered at various vantage points Sunday afternoon for a boat parade in support of President Donald Trump.
“Our country is in dire straits right now, and it’s time the silent majority speaks up,” said Seabrook resident Kenny Mungle, one of the boaters in the parade, as he prepared to launch just west of Galveston’s causeway.
As the boats adorned with pro-Trump flags whipping in the wind neared, many of the those gathered to watch the parade cheered and clapped in support.
One of those supporters, Alvin resident Luana Sunley, said she usually tries to avoid Galveston Island during the long holiday weekends because of the typically large crowds. She felt compelled to take in the festivities, however, when she saw the parade event posted on Facebook and managed to find a good