A protester at a Donald Trump rally in New Hampshire Monday may have gotten more than he bargained for when he found himself facing a professional wrestler before being escorted out of the building by security.
The unidentified man was reportedly heckling the GOP candidate, yelling “Fascist” as the audience around him reacted. He was quickly led out by security, smiling and waving on the way to the crowd chanting “USA.”
Spectator who yelled “fascist!” at Trump quickly led out by security pic.twitter.com/WZDLU1QmyI
— Jim O’Sullivan (@JOSreports) December 29, 2015
Of course, with multiple witnesses come multiple, and conflicting, viewpoints of the what unfolded.
Jacob Kornbluh of Jewish Insider, posted a video with the comment that the protester was beaten, though he appeared unharmed as he was led out.
This Trump supporter beat the shit out of a protester – who yelled “fascist” – before he was removed by police pic.twitter.com/ZMbId8yiQk
— Jacob Kornbluh (@jacobkornbluh) December 29, 2015
Twitter users quickly pointed out what they called an exaggeration.
@jacobkornbluh You lie and exaggerate. That was security removing him.
— Beansiesdaddy (@Beansiesdaddy) December 29, 2015
— Mike Spade (@Sporty1546) December 29, 2015
@jacobkornbluh I hate Trump, but I don’t see anyone getting the shit beat out of them.
— Hawkstrat (@Hawkstrat) December 29, 2015
CNN’s Noah Gray also seemed to have witnessed a more violent scene than others. He acknowledged celebrity wrestler known as “The Punisher” who happened to be sitting next to the protester.
2 protestors disrupt @realDonaldTrump, yell “fascist!” Vet next to them gets physical w/them. Celebrity boxer “The Punisher” jumps on them
— Noah Gray CNN (@NoahGrayCNN) December 29, 2015
Gray was also promptly called out on social media.
— fitz, the ☠. (@NotANumber123) December 29, 2015
— Me, Myself & I, I, I (@LifeOnAHorse) December 29, 2015
— kim guy (@kimmieguy) December 29, 2015
“That’s why people go to Donald Trump rallies,” said Fox News channel co-host. “They’re wild, they’re raucous and oftentimes there’s people that want to disturb it.”
Watch the Fox News video, below.
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