‘Take the Bitch Down!’: Today’s Trump Rally Was a Circus of Insanity


Trump Accepts Veteran's Purple Heart, Kicks Crying Baby Out, Allows 10-Year Old to Repeatedly Call Hillary Clinton a B*tch

Donald Trump's rally Tuesday morning at the Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Virginia, was a total circus. The Republican presidential candidate accepted a fake Purple Heart handed to him by a veteran, then on stage announced "a man came up to me and he handed me a Purple Heart."

"I said to him, 'Is that like, the real one or is that a copy?," and he said, 'That's my real Purple Heart.'"

Trump then seemed to mock the significance of the gesture, telling supporters, "I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was much easier."

An NBC News reporter tweeted the man who gave Trump the Purple Heart told her it was a copy:

At another point during Trump's rally a woman's baby was crying and apparently Trump told her to stay and not worry about it, but a minute later mocked her, and told her to get the baby out of there.

"Don't worry about that baby, I love babies," he told the woman and the audience. One minute later, as the baby cries again, Trump says, "Actually, I was only kidding, you can get the baby out of here."

"I think she really believed me that I love having a baby crying while I'm speaking," Trump added.

And, as noted by many reporters present, while Trump kicked the crying baby out of the rally, a 10-year old who reportedly, repeatedly yelled about Hillary Clinton, "Take the bitch down!," was not kicked out or even chastised. 

Tweets from reporters:

A Daily Beast editor sums it up:

UPDATE: Purple Heart Recipients Slam Trump: "No One Should Ever 'Want' to Get One of These"



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