Submitted by ub on Wed, 05/25/2016 - 07:39

Some observers fear that it is going to become a nasty general election battle. Unfortunately, this is not the first time that violence has erupted resulting from a political rally and it may not be the last time. Hate attracts hate and violence beget violence.

Those opposing the presumptive GOP presidential nominee attempted to knock down barricades, while police were physically dragging away some of the most active protesters.

Violence Erupts At New Mexico Trump Rally

Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico …

Protesters throw rocks and bottles at Trump rally via @upi

Police in riot gear move to quell anti-Trump protesters in N.M. via @usatoday

Protesters throw rocks, bottles at police outside Trump rally in New Mexico via @Reuters

Cops Injured as Trump Protests Get Violent in Albuquerque via @nbcnews

Trump protesters smash door, break through barriers @CNNPolitics

Protesters clash with police outside Trump rally in New Mexico…

Chaotic Scene Erupts Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico - ABC News - via @ABC

A continually growing list of violent incidents at Trump events:… via @slate