The big takeaway from Donald Trump's press conference tonight was his push for Marco Rubio to get out of the race. But the most interesting part of the night was when CNN's Jim Acosta asked him if was going to take responsibility for or do something about the recurrent outbreaks of (so far low-level) violence at his rallies.
It got kind of a hairy few a few moments. And I thought it was 50-50 whether Trump would have security toss Acosta from the event or maybe have one of the guys from Duck Dynasty knock him around a bit. But I don't think either ended up happening.
It was a classic Trump answer, with several digressions and laugh lines - along with a few side points that were completely incomprehensible (see the reference to ten years ago). My favorite part was when he seemed to suggest that on a percentage basis barely anyone gets beaten up at his events. But I wanted to quote the whole exchange at length. So here it is after the jump ...
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