Read This Frightening Tweetstorm From Donald Trump’s Latest Rally

“Anger in here is palpable.”


During a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina on Tuesday, Donald Trump continued to promote his plan to ban all Muslims from entering the country and insinuate that President Barack Obama is a terrorist sympathizer—two controversial points the real estate magnate has repeated in the aftermath of the Orlando mass shooting on Sunday. Trump’s return to his inflammatory talking points has since frustrated top Republicans, who hoped to see him soften his rhetoric after clinching the party’s nomination for president.

The event also saw a reemergence of the chaos that has characterized previous Trump rallies. While this didn’t get too much attention in the press, one man in attendance decided to live tweet the disturbing scenes that unfolded Tuesday evening—from the parking lot to the main event. Below is a sample of the worst:

The tweetstorm, which can be read in its entirety here, comes as Trump continues to add to his media blackout list—an unprecedented registry that as of this week includes the Washington Post.

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