Maricopa County burnished its reputation as the Trumpiest in America last weekend as hundreds of locals, including heavily armed militamen, white nationalists and even a few elected officials, gathered to support the 45th president. The ensuing „March for Trump“ was as horrifying as it sounds.
By Alexandra Rosenmann | Alternet
„I heard ‚lock her up, lock her up,‘ and we still need to pursue that,“ announced Arizona Congressman Anthony Kern; a nod to a prominent Trump campaign promise to imprison then-Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
„If you don’t like it here, go to Syria, go to someplace else,“ one attendee shouted.
„I don’t want ‚em, as a veteran I don’t want ‚em, let ‚em go back home,“ another seconded. „If they’ve got a problem, let Saudi Arabia take care of ‚em.“
Some even dared to tell Dan Cohen of the The Real News Network how they’d make America great again now that Trump was in office. And Muslims weren’t the only religious minority unwelcomed.