A Trump supporter hit and slapped protesters Monday evening during Donald Trump’s Asheville, North Carolina rally as they were being escorted out.
Watch here via ABC News:
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) September 12, 2016
On site reporters described this as punching, choking, and slapping:
A Trump supporter just grabbed a protester by the neck then punched him. Protester escorted out, man stayed.
— Ali Vitali (@alivitali) September 12, 2016
The Deplorable tried to slap a female protester:
Wow, Guy in crowd just hits male protester in the face, tries to slap female protester at Trump rally
— Candace Smith (@CandaceSmith_) September 12, 2016
And a sucker attack:
— Eli Stokols (@EliStokols) September 12, 2016
A picture of a man who was choked and hit:
Pic of man who was hit and choked tonight at Trump rally in Asheville pic.twitter.com/lwtmgSuSK0
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) September 12, 2016
Trump supporters can’t help themselves apparently. While they whine about being called deplorable, they continue to assault people.
Correct the Record put a little video together in December of 2015. Things have only escalated since then. Watch it here:
Hillary Clinton was too kind. Deplorable is too nice of a word for these folks.
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