As were the words “Light the motherfucker on fire!” and “Kick his ass!”—all in response to a Black Lives Matter protester who was roughly escorted out by security. The protester, Ender Austin III, told BuzzFeed that he also “heard the N-word a couple of times.” Some video via McKay Coppins:
The rally in Las Vegas comes on the heels of an ABC News/Washington Post poll showing that nearly 60 percent of Republican voters agree with Trump’s proposal to ban foreign Muslims from entering the U.S. The poll also found that Trump had surged to his biggest lead yet in the GOP primary.
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