Rachel Maddow presents a video timeline above of Donald Trump’s comments at rallies that have stoked hostility and incited violence by his supporters against protesters, leading to chaos after a canceled rally in Chicago. Thankfully there’s video evidence of Trump’s shenanigans.

A black person can get lynched on live TV during a Donald Trump campaign rally, and he’d still be the Republican presidential nominee. At this point, a person of color being tarred and feathered at one of his rallies wouldn’t slow his momentum on becoming the eventual Republican nominee. In fact, to hear Trump tell it, he is the victim when it comes to protesters showing up at his events. According to him, it is his first amendment right to free speech that is being infringed.

And, to add insult to injury, Trump believes he bears no responsibility for the acts of violence we’ve seen at his rallies. Because, as he put it, the people protesting at his rallies are the people who are destroying America. Which is funny because Trump denounced the protesters a lot quicker than he did David Duke, the Ku Klux Klan, and all the White Supremacists that have endorsed his candidacy recently.

In fact, to hear Trump tell it, he is the victim when it comes to protesters showing up at his events. According to him, it is his first amendment right to free speech that is being infringed. And, to add insult to injury, Trump believes he bears no responsibility for the acts of violence we’ve seen at his rallies. Because, as he put it, the people protesting at his rallies are the people who are destroying America. If you ask me, the people protesting Trump rallies are an example of just exactly what makes America great.

Donald Trump supporter Birgitt Peterson, center, of Yorkville, argues with protesters March 11, 2016, outside the UIC Pavilion after the rally for the Republican presidential candidate was canceled. (PHOTO: E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)
Donald Trump supporter Birgitt Peterson, center, of Yorkville, argues with protesters March 11, 2016, outside the UIC Pavilion after the rally for the Republican presidential candidate was canceled.
(PHOTO: E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune)

Like Trump, they too have a right to free speech. But hey, don’t tell that to the guy who wants to gut the First Amendment as president, to be able to bring libel lawsuits against the press. Y’know, because, “Freedom!”

Yep, let him tell it, the people who show up to protest against his islamophobic, racist, and all around fascist speech are the reason why America is no longer great; hence the reason he’s running for president with the sole intent to “Make America Great Again.”

I don’t have to tell you that Trump is full of shit. If you’ve read anything I’ve written  about him and his campaign this election cycle, I’ve made it abundantly clear. If you watch FOX News or frequent right-wing websites, I’m pretty sure that they’d have a different opinion. Like Trump, they would say that left-wing bloggers like myself and members of the biased liberal media are an example of what’s destroying the country. Hell, you may even run into more than a few Republicans willing to switch their support from Ted Cruz to Trump simply because, unlike Trump, Cruz is being too kind to the Black Lives Matter activists and protesters.