When the members of the Worldwide Coalition Against Islam (based primarily in Alberta) and the Cultural Action Party (based almost exclusively in British Columbia) along with the Soldiers of Odin no-showed their own rally just because at least 4,000 people showed up who would have none of their shit, Joey DeLuca and Brad Salzberg were both very quiet for quite a long time.
And who could blame them? They were rather humiliated. One might even suggest that they were made cuckolds, at least to use the terminology that they themselves have used to describe those whom they view as their enemy.
Others were initially left to try to explain what happened. The usual excuse of "the counter protesters were paid by George Soros" was offered, as well as impugning the good people who showed up. My personal favorite though is the guy who claimed the reports were the result of "fake news" and that the counter protesters were ACTUALLY outnumbered by the "patriots" by 100 to 1:
Yes, the delusions are very strong with these ones.
Eventually though, DeLuca and Salzberg would have to come out and explain what the hell went wrong.
The first to do so was Salzberg himself who tries to put a brave face on the disaster: