The fervor and controversy surrounding the political rallies of Donald Trump has been national news for months. Georgia Southern professor Jared Sexton visited a recent Trump rally and was stunned by what he witnessed. His story earned him tens of thousands of new Twitter followers and once again brought the issue of Trump's rallies to the forefront.
We speak with Sexton about his experience and what fuels the intensity behind Trump’s gatherings. We also welcome Mercer professor Chris Grant to the show and ask him how Trump's rallies stack up on a historical level.
To read the full account of Jared's story, check out his handle below:
I'm on @mygpb this hour for those who like their coffee with accounts of offensive rallies.
— Jared Yates Sexton (@JYSexton) June 20, 2016