The Left’s Violent Vision for America

By March of 2016, Donald Trump had for weeks irresponsibly called for violence against his protesters. He urged his supporters to throw them out in the streets disrobed, mused about beating them himself, and promised to pay the legal fees for those who acted violently in his name. A handful of Trump supporters had taken the celebrity candidate up on his offers, and the nation feared the worst was still to come. On March 11, the worst seemed upon us. What at the time appeared a spontaneous and isolated outburst of political violence was neither spontaneous nor isolated. It now seems to have been something much more orchestrated and nefarious.

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The Left’s Violent Vision for America

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