MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: Trump Supporters Must Be ‘Confronted and Destroyed’

‘The heart of the thing must be ripped out’

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HAYES: “Trump and now the entire Republican Party and most of the conservative movement realize that is enough for them. They realize that no one actually cared about deficits or small government. That was never the fuel that fired the engine of Republican politics. It was always roiling rage against them that was on full display in the "Send her back" chants last night. Without that rage and that passion, that enthusiasm and fire in that room, this entire project falls apart. That sentiment at the core of the coalition cannot be pried loose, and it could not be negotiated with, and it cannot be appeased. It must be peacefully, nonviolently, politically destroyed with love, compassion and determination, but utterly confronted and destroyed. That is the only way to break the coalition apart. Not by prying off this or that interest. They are in too deep. They have shamed themselves too much. The heart of the thing must be ripped out.”

(h/t NewsBusters)

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