What Is the Point of a Trump Rally in 2018?

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The Atlantic—Beginning about three years ago, the president’s tour stops became the most riveting spectacle on earth, but the formula feels increasingly stale.

Matthews: Trump Supporters Are Untamed Dogs Being Trained by Trump at Rallies. To any Trump supporter reading this post, behold what MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews really thinks of you, your political instincts, and just your basic level of intelligence. Expressing disgust with President Trump’s attitudes going into this week’s NATO summit and subsequent sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Matthews ruled that Trump supporters are like untamed dogs with Trump “dog-training these people” to hate NATO and love Putin.