Does violent protest help or hurt Trump?

(CNN)The crowds of protesters that have dogged Donald Trump’s campaign rallies for months appear to be growing in size and intensity, and recently turned violent in California. While the disruptions might at first appear to be counterproductive, the reality is that even loud, obnoxious demonstrators can cause a serious problem for Trump and harm his political chances.


It’s not clear what Trump can do or say to reduce the number, frequency, tactics and temperature of angry demonstrators, but he’ll need to find an answer quickly — and dial down his own level of coarse comments — or run the risk of seeing voters who value peace and stability drift away and look elsewhere for the next president.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/30/opinions/violence-at-trump-rallies-opinion-louis/index.html

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