Slate's Michelle Goldberg: Trump Post-Election Rallies Designed To "Menace And Threaten" Those Who Didn't Vote For Him

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MSNBC'S Chris Hayes and Slate's Michelle Goldberg talk about how they are uncomfortable with Donald Trump's decision to hold post-election "thank you" rallies. Donald Trump made the third stop on his 'Victory Tour' Thursday night in Iowa.

Goldberg notes that Donald Trump's "menacing" statements are only menacing "because [they are] coming from the mouth of Donald Trump."

She referred to Trump's menacing statements, such as: "They're on our side, they just don't know it yet," and: "You're going to like what we have in store."

"I don't think I am reading too much into this," she said. "Because it is coming from the mouth of Donald Trump. Who is going to turn our country into a racist police state."

CHRIS HAYES: I have a sort of instinctual aversion to the mode of the Trump rally --particularly after he won. It feels like, it feels not that far from "Rallies For The Leader," which don't have a great history in politics across the world.

MICHELLE GOLDBERG, SLATE: The whole posture is one of kind of both rallying the people who voted for him, and also kind of menacing and threatening the majority who didn't -- with these kind of menacing asides. "They're on our side, they just don't know it yet." "You're going to like what we have in store."

It is -- I don't think I am reading too much into this.

HAYES: That's the question, right? Like, in the words of Barack Obama: Are you saying that is menacing because of the words, or because it is coming from the mouth of Donald Trump?

GOLDBERG: Because it is coming from the mouth of Donald Trump. Who is going to turn our country into a racist police state.

CHRISTINA GREER, FORDHAM UNIVERSITY: Well, that is what he ran on, and here we are.


Goldberg also warned that Trump will turn the U.S. into a "racist police state" on Thursday's broadcast of All In:

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