From National Review, David French on how Trump’s strongman shtick is attracting bullies and faux tough guys. Riskiest political act of 2016? Protesting at rallies for Donald Trump. Trump rallies have become violent mobs — and Republicans think that’s okay. Asked about violence at Trump rallies, his rivals pivot and don’t condemn it. The problem with violence at Trump rallies starts with Trump himself. Trump on violence against protestors: “We need a little bit more” of that. “Get ’em out!”: Racial tensions explode at Donald Trump’s rallies. No, Donald Trump, “great love for the country” comes from people protesting you. Could Donald Trump be held legally responsible for inciting violence at his rallies? The violence to come: With Donald Trump on the brink of the GOP nomination, America is hurtling toward a schism unlike anything since the 1960s.

Newt Gingrich: “So the real American fascists stopped Trump rally tonight. Fascism in modern America is on the left—on college campuses, in left wing groups”. Erick Erickson: “Donald Trump says to punch protestors. Barack Obama said to take guns to knife fights and get in their faces. Tonight those worlds collided”. Ann Coulter: “Fox News & Cruz are American traitors, in league with the liberal establishment. Silent majority must face fire from a unified oligarchy”.

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