David Zurawik: Trump’s Setting the ‘Climate’ for Violence

‘It is not hard to feel uncomfortable about that when you see in real life people getting attacked and in some cases people being killed

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ZURAWIK: "I think it resonates with the base and the people at his rallies. I think hard the say, Brian, about this, because of these incidents of violence and threats, real incidents in American life mount, I wonder how people more in the middle, independents and people like that — it is hard to be — if you are at all reasonable it is hard not to say that when the commander in chief, the president of the country, says things like enemy of the people and constantly attacks and praises people who are aggressive towards reporters at rallies —" 
STELTER: "Right." 
ZURAWIK: "It is not hard to feel uncomfortable about that when you see in real life people getting attacked and in some cases people being killed. I am not saying it is a quid pro quo link, link, link, but the climate is set by. That I think it is making people more uncomfortable. Because they have to fear for themselves. They have the live in this America, too." 

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