For the upscale Columbus, Ohio suburb of New Albany that dire prediction came true over the weekend when they invaded the town.
Except that this "they" turned out not to be the dreaded "they" that Donald Trump had been referring to; Last Saturday New Albany, Ohio was invaded by none other than...the Proud Boys.
In 2015 and again in 2018 Business Insider named New Albany the best suburb in America.
And last Saturday it was upon this idyllic little spot on the map that the Proud Boys swooped for a pro-Trump rally and protest against...well, anything that wasn't pro-Trump.
The Proud Boys started out with the rally, a Trump-Train parade of vehicles through downtown.
Next they took to the streets of New Albany, wearing their signature black and gold Fred Perry polo shirts,
After their march the Proud Boys lingered in the square,
It seems that the Mayor of New Albany had alerted the populace to avoid the Proud Boys rally and protest and they did.
As one Proud Boy summed it up through his bull horn:
And so, except for members of the press and a few sympathetic drivers-by,