Linfesty said he disagreed with "plenty" of what the president said but wasn't against all of it. The Billings Gazette identifies him as Tyler Linfesty, a Billings West High School Senior. Some stuff I agreed with, some stuff I disagreed with.
Linfesty told MTN News that he won VIP tickets, which also got him a picture with the President. Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign and the North American Free Trade Agreement - but his facial reactions caught the most attention.
During President Donald Trump's rally in Montana, one man's reactions to the speech are prompting national headlines. He said he never expected to be seated on-camera, right behind the president. He quickly became immortalized on the internet as "Plaid Shirt Guy" after he was spotted visibly reacting to the president's words just behind his right shoulder.
"Linfesty, dubbed "#plaidshirt guy" on Twitter, says he was surprised to be picked to stand behind Trump at Thursday's rally in Billings. "I don't think any of us had any idea we were going to be that big on TV, because whenever I see a Trump rally, you see Trump, you see hundreds of people behind him - that's my experience at least". "I did not know that I was going to be that big". Another two people followed, and they replaced the friends who accompanied Tyler to the rally.
"I saw this woman walking toward me on the left", Tyler said to The Gazette.
The teen, almost voting age, said he disagreed with most of those policies.
Choi notes that Trump's campaign rallies are often tightly controlled, and during a rally in IN, one of Trump's staffers was caught on camera using his hand to block a photographer taking a picture of a protester.