If Trump Is the One Promoting Violence, Then Why Do So Many Americans Say They Want to Punch Him in the Face? by Helen Smith. A recent poll of 1,000 says 54% of Americans want to punch Trump in the face.
The more the media encourages hatred toward Trump, the more likely it is that troubled individuals will feel it gives them license to commit violence. But maybe that’s the goal. It is always seen as funny when violence is threatened against a Republican and as horrible and deserving of death when threatened against leftists.