EDITOR’S NOTE: A previous version of this column stated that anti-Trump protesters burned an American flag at the Albuquerque rally on Tuesday, but the item set ablaze was in fact a Trump campaign banner which included red and white stripes.
An angry mob caused mayhem outside a Donald Trump rally Tuesday night in Albuquerque, New Mexico – turning the city into a de facto Third World country.
The rampaging gang was made up of anti-Trump goons — waving the Mexican flag and burning a Trump banner.
“Viva Mexico,” protesters shouted, according to the Albuquerque Journal.
They tried to storm the auditorium and clashed with police — hurling rocks and bottles. Local news reporters witnessed protestors jumping on police cars and smashing windows.
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The rioters even targeted police horses — knocking one down – and throwing burning T-shirts at others. Who tries to burn down a horse?
The Albuquerque Journal reports “multiple” officers were injured after they were pelted with rocks. We do not have the exact number of injured or the extent of their injuries.
The Associated Press reports that only one person was arrested. One. Leading this journalist to wonder if in fact orders were given for the police to stand down.
This is what a fundamentally transformed nation looks like – where mobs of troublemakers try to shut down free speech. They wanted to silence Mr. Trump and his supporters.
To be clear – what happened last night in New Mexico was not just an assault on Mr. Trump – it was an assault on the U.S. Constitution.
We have allowed the most exceptional nation on the planet to be transformed into a Third World country.
This is not who we are — but this is what we’ve become.
Horses! Jeezaloo, America.
Todd Starnes is host of Fox News Commentary, heard on hundreds of radio stations. His latest book is “God Less America: Real Stories From the Front Lines of the Attack on Traditional Values.” Follow Todd on Twitter@ToddStarnes and find him on Facebook.