The legal term for when a group of people surrounds someone and then proceeds to punch, kick and choke that person is assault and battery.
Some people really should have been/should be arrested. Doesn’t matter if you don’t like what the person is saying, you can’t lay your hands on them.
Whether Trump pays any political price for trying to justify mob violence on a black man in the city that gave us Bull Connor, remains to be seen. Short-term, probably not. Yet people getting beaten at political rallies is bad, dangerous stuff. Hopefully we don’t see any more of it.
Trump on rally protester: ‘Maybe he should have been roughed up’
Click link to read article:https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2015/11/22/black-activist-punched-at-donald-trump-rally-in-birmingham/