Since he cannot accept any blame for what transpired Friday evening in Chicago, 2016 GOP front-runner Donald Trump is now on a blame the world tour, pointing his tiny fingers at anyone and everyone he can think of. His latest target is Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, whom Trump says is at least partially responsible for the melee which took place at the University of Illinois-Chicago pavilion. Seeing as how Sanders was nowhere near the venue, it seems odd to blame him, but Trump doesn’t care about facts. He deals strictly in conspiracy theories and outright lies.
And now Trump is directly threatening a form of retaliation against Senator Sanders, warning that he may send some of his brainless acolytes to rallies being held in support of the Vermont Senator.
Trump took to Twitter and posted this:
Bernie Sanders is lying when he says his disruptors aren't told to go to my events. Be careful Bernie, or my supporters will go to yours!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2016
When Trump appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday morning, he tried to deny that his post was any kind of threat, trying to say that Sanders had lied when he claimed his supporters did not constitute any large numbers of protesters who showed up on the college campus Friday night.
But, Sanders had plenty of pushback for Trump, saying on “Face the Nation” Sunday:
‘This man cannot stop lying.’
Sanders also said no protesters who support him are seeking to disrupt any other candidate’s rallies at his direction:
‘I would hope my supporters will not disrupt meetings. We have millions of supporters, and people do things. But it was not our campaign.’
Senator Sanders also pointed the finger of responsibility right back at Trump, where it belongs, noting:
‘This [is] a man who keeps implying violence, and then you end up getting what you see.’
Exactly! Donald Trump is the only candidate running for President who has said he would like to punch a protester in the face, or urged his supporters to attack those who disagree with his spiteful and divisive policies. Only Trump has incited violence with his incendiary rhetoric and his attempts to demonize others as the cause of every problem which confronts the United States.
But one thing remains clear: Trump is a bully and a hatemonger. And things rarely end well for such people.
Have a look at what Trump said on “Face the Nation” today:
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