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Trump Just Got An Unexpected Surprise At His Rally In Phoenix

Posted by on Aug. 22, 2017 at 9:24 PM
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Ahead of Trump’s arrival in Phoenix, Arizona for yet another campaign-style rally, anti-Trump protestors have erected a 20-foot tall inflatable Trump float dressed in a white KKK robe holding a Klan hood.

Trump’s float stands alongside former Sheriff Joe Arpaio clad in a striped prison jumpsuit. Trump was widely expected to pardon the controversial figure – who was found guilty of criminal contempt – at tonight’s rally before the White House confirmed that the President will not be doing so. The development does not stop Trump from pardoning him in the future. Arpaio will be sentenced on October 5th.

The mayor of Phoenix, Greg Stanton, had previously called for Trump to delay the rally, claiming that his presence in Phoenix would further fan the flames of unrest following Trump’s widely condemned response to the tragic events in Charlottesville. Rather than denounce the neo-Nazis and white supremacists in attendance, the President went so far as to blame “both sides” for the violence that left 32-year-old Heather Heyer dead when a deranged neo-Nazi plowed his car into a group of counterprotestors.

“I am disappointed that President Trump has chosen to hold a campaign rally as our nation is still healing from the tragic events in Charlottesville,” Stanton said. “It is my hope that more sound judgment prevails and that he delays his visit.”
Since his widely-criticized remarks, Trump has been likened to the white supremacists that he failed to adequately condemn. While the presence of an enormous Ku Klux Klan-clad Trump float may seem extreme, so is the prospect of an American president failing to condemn Nazis marching through the street. And he will rightfully be reminded of it everywhere he goes.
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PPCLC
by Lisa on Aug. 22, 2017 at 9:27 PM

The Trump Chicken is there (the one seen outside of the White House a few weeks ago), as well, which has led my husband to cite that perhaps some of these folks travel around for these rallies with their inflatables in tow.

....or this is something new being sold at Home Depots everywhere. ;)

-Celestial-
by Pepperlynn on Aug. 22, 2017 at 9:29 PM

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Quoting PPCLC:

The Trump Chicken is there (the one seen outside of the White House a few weeks ago), as well, which has led my husband to cite that perhaps some of these folks travel around for these rallies with their inflatables in tow.

....or this is something new being sold at Home Depots everywhere. ;)

PPCLC
by Lisa on Aug. 22, 2017 at 9:38 PM

I suppose if one has the money for this kind of thing then by all means, spend away.

Those leggings are hideous, no matter WHO the picture on them is depicting.

Quoting -Celestial-:

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Quoting PPCLC:

The Trump Chicken is there (the one seen outside of the White House a few weeks ago), as well, which has led my husband to cite that perhaps some of these folks travel around for these rallies with their inflatables in tow.

....or this is something new being sold at Home Depots everywhere. ;)


jpickens
by Gold Member on Aug. 22, 2017 at 10:26 PM
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He is on TV now crying about the backlash he got for his VA comments and lying about what he said.

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MissAndree
by Ronita on Aug. 22, 2017 at 10:31 PM
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I just got off the phone with my nephew, to make sure he is staying home and staying safe out there. When the rally is over, and those deplorables come out pumped up on trump hate juice, things could get hairy.
Carpy
by Emerald Member on Aug. 22, 2017 at 10:38 PM
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Ignorance.
nb34
by Platinum Member on Aug. 22, 2017 at 10:44 PM
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He is either on vacation or attending rallies. When does he work agian?!

PPCLC
by Lisa on Aug. 22, 2017 at 11:26 PM

True, but it's not like the opposition to Trump are sitting ducks or not primed for a fight.

I think the risk is a little lower since the President has not decided to publicly pardon Arpaio and this was a big part of why so many showed up to protest that he's here, too.

Phoenix PD is hopefully ready for anything and everything. I hope it remains relatively calm as past protests for different things have here.

Quoting MissAndree: I just got off the phone with my nephew, to make sure he is staying home and staying safe out there. When the rally is over, and those deplorables come out pumped up on trump hate juice, things could get hairy.


MissAndree
by Ronita on Aug. 22, 2017 at 11:30 PM
The opposition are hopefully prepared to defend themselves against trump deplorables.

Quoting PPCLC:

True, but it's not like the opposition to Trump are sitting ducks or not primed for a fight.

I think the risk is a little lower since the President has not decided to publicly pardon Arpaio and this was a big part of why so many showed up to protest that he's here, too.

Phoenix PD is hopefully ready for anything and everything. I hope it remains relatively calm as past protests for different things have here.

Quoting MissAndree: I just got off the phone with my nephew, to make sure he is staying home and staying safe out there. When the rally is over, and those deplorables come out pumped up on trump hate juice, things could get hairy.

couture-mommy
by 8.21.1831 on Aug. 22, 2017 at 11:32 PM
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Girl lied his whole was off

Quoting jpickens: He is on TV now crying about the backlash he got for his VA comments and lying about what he said.

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