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Tue Jun 21, 2016, 05:38 PM Jun 2016

In Vegas, Donald Trump took the longtime psychosis of the GOP base and amplified it.

Before posting bits from this story, I'd like to add that that's what he's done coast to coast- hardly just in Vegas. And these people aren't just batshit crazy, they're batshit crazy in the ugliest possible way.

LAS VEGAS—Anna Khait, a 27-year-old professional poker player and a contestant on the latest season of Survivor, was standing next to the entrance of the Cirque du Soleil’s Mystère in the Treasure Island Hotel, explaining the shirt she was wearing. It read “Hillary for Prison 2016.” A line looped around vast portions of the sprawling casino—thousands of people, in all, hoping to see Donald Trump speak.


“She’s done treasonous acts,” said Gary Wilson, an exceedingly friendly 39-year-old registered Libertarian and former Ross Perot supporter who was wearing a tricorn hat with a “Make America Great Again” sticker on it. Wilson was involved in the Tea Party movement until it was “co-opted,” in his words, and he supported Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s armed standoff with federal officials in 2014. (“I enjoyed their company,” he said of meeting the Bundys. “I thought they were really solid people.”)

What should the punishment be for these crimes of Clinton’s?

“Public hanging, to be honest with you,” he said.


“I do,” he said. He’d want the execution to be public. “I believe that would probably be the biggest pay-per-view event in the history of cable.”


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