We are reaching a critical point in our nation’s history, and the mood is tense.
Heck, who are we kidding? The mood has been tense for over three years now. The American people have been fed vitriolic revelations and salacious sensationalism in increasingly hard to swallow doses ever since the very beginning of the 2016 election cycle.
The unique political properties of President Donald Trump have certainly exacerbated the issue as well, with establishment lawmakers losing their ever-loving minds right in front of us, live at eleven. Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer; these people are lost, utterly and inexorably stranded on an island in the middle of the Deep State/Old Guard Venn Diagram.
Throw in a dash of uncertainty regarding whatever Russia did or didn’t do in the 2016 election, and much of the nation is at a breaking point.
Today, a little piece of our civility has chipped off because of it.
A person in the crowd during President Trump’s speech to the National Rifle Association on Friday threw what appeared to be a cell phone at the stage as the president approached the podium, according to video posted on social media.
The video, taken by attendee Bradley Brewer, shows the object being launched into the air and landing on the stage to Trump’s left. The speech took place in Indianapolis.
The person believed to have thrown the object was removed from the event, according to attendees.
According to the folks over at The Hill, the person removed from the event appeared to be a Trump supporter.
It is time as Americans to take a look around and realize exactly what thresholds we are beginning to cross in history, and examine previous examples of such disturbances to avoid catastrophe.
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