The GOP presidential candidate is embarking on a new pattern in which he claims that local fire marshals are conspiring against him, as Slate detailed.
First in Colorado Springs on Friday, then again Monday in Columbus, Ohio, Donald Trump accused firefighters of being biased against him and not knowing how to do their job properly.
At both campaign rallies, when fire marshals limited the number of people allowed to enter the venues, Trump decried that they weren't letting his audience go over capacity because the marshals were incompetent "Hillary" supporters.
The Hill reported that Trump told the crowd at a Colorado Springs event, "So I have to tell you this. This is why our country doesn't work. We have plenty of space here. We have thousands of people outside trying to get in. And we have a fire marshal that said, 'Oh we can't allow more people... And the reason they won't let them in is because they don't know what the hell they're doing. Hey, maybe they're a Hillary person. Could that be possible? Probably."
Not only does Trump believe he is above the law, but he has the childish audacity to question the motives behind the fire marshals, who are simply doing their job by keeping the crowds safe.
Again on Monday, Trump continued with his rant against fire safety officials. CBS reporter Sopan Deb tweeted what an angry Trump told the crowd.
This is the entirety of what Trump just called us out into a hallway to tell us: pic.twitter.com/e5KYIvrGp4— Sopan Deb (@SopanDeb) August 1, 2016
The Columbus Fire Department's spokesperson called Trump out on his hypocrisy, by stating that his campaign had agreed to the 1,000 people cap for this particular event.
Within a span of just four days, Trump disgraced war veterans and firefighters, both pillars of civil society.
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