The people there were nice, peaceful, and nothing at all like what I expected. …
There were no incidents of violence, no craziness, none of the stuff the media has been reporting on. In fact, it was quite the opposite. The rally was held at the amphitheater, which is a venue for a lot of concerts and big events, and I have *never* seen a crowd so well behaved as this one. Usually people are all up in your personal space, jostling, bumping up against you. There would be spilled drinks, screaming people, dirty looks and occasional fights. Not at the Trump rally.
When the rally ended, everyone filed out in orderly fashion, personal space was respected, there was no jostling, or the usual hostile folks trying to force their way out. For me, the contrast was staggering. All this despite the fact that the amphitheater was packed to the gills, and there was a whole crowd outside the venue.
If the reporter was stunned at how well-behaved and respectful the crowd was, it is probably because he is more accustomed to the behavior of progressive leftists and SJW’s and how they behave at their events.
Because this is who Trump represents: The part of America that believes in following the rules; whether they be rules about the proper handling of classified information or the immigration laws that prescribe the correct process for entering the country. The part of America that isn’t about shoving their way ahead of everybody else and getting into their personal space. We may hate the stupid rules Washington is churning out, but we want to change them, not violently protest that they don’t apply to us.
It is in contrast to the America Hillary represents: Rules? The rules are only there to keep the little people in their place. They don’t apply to people who have the money and power to evade them. And you can ask #BlackLivesMatter, #QueerNation, and Third Wave Feminists how they feel about the personal space of others. The same groups who believe shoving their way in front of everybody else is what the Government should help them do.
This is also the heart of the Red State/Blue State — Conservative/Progressive divide in this country.