Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Donald Trump's latest relapse is a call to action -- or arms?

So much for that big Donald Trump reset.

The New York businessman was on his best behavior Monday during a big speech on the economy in Detroit, and for a while there he looked like a normal candidate for president.

The Republican nominee's goal? Move past a damaging stretch in which he escalated a public feud with the Muslim parents of a fallen U.S. Army captain and spitefully – though temporarily – withheld endorsements from House Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP all-stars.

It took 24 hours to remember that, for Trump, there is no normal.

Trump's latest controversy is a biggie. Speaking at a rally Tuesday in Wilmington, N.C., he sounded alarm bells to gun rights advocates worried that a Hillary Clinton presidency would result in liberal Supreme Court justices and a threat to the Second Amendment.

"If [Clinton] gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks," Trump told his audience. "Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is – I don't know."

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