Donald Trump is the least articulate presidential candidate in recent history, and when you couple that with his stream of consciousness style speaking, it virtually guarantees that every time he speaks he will utter a mind blowing statement.
Trump didn`t disappoint in his latest speech on Tuesday when he declared that "Second Amendment people" could stop Hillary Clinton if she gets elected.
If any other conservative politician uttered that remark, people would assume that he meant that defenders of the Second Amendment could invite Hillary to brunch where they could convince her to temper her anti-gun rhetoric.
But when Trump, who has a history of inciting violence with his inflammatory rhetoric, spoke those words it was perceived as a clear incitement to commit murder.
At a rally in Wilmington, N.C. , Trump told the crowd that "Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment." Although that statement isn`t technically true, it`s acceptable political hyperbole.
"And if she gets to pick her judges," Trump went on. "Nothing you can do, folks." Now that`s the Gospel truth, if Hillary wins she will appoint judges who are vehemently against the Second Amendment, and there`s nothing we can do about it.
And then Trump gratuitously added these fateful words: Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is.
Was Trump suggesting that gun owners should assassinate Hillary and the liberal judges she will appoint if she`s elected President of the United States? I doubt if Trump himself knows exactly what he meant, he shoots from the hip and hopes he doesn`t end up shooting himself in the foot.
Trump should be cognizant that the liberal-leaning media will always take the least favorable interpretation of his words, and speak more circumspectly -- of course that will never happen. It`s guaranteed that this same scenario will play again and again, right up to Election Day.