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Anti-Trump Protest In Orange County Got So Chaotic 17 People Were Arrested

Donald Trump had a rally in Orange County, Calif., this week and things got wild, weird and violent. As Trump addressed thousands inside the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, hundreds of protesters raged outside, causing some serious traffic and damage to police cruisers parked outside the venue. The protest escalated so quickly that authorities seemed to be caught off guard.

The protest started with scenes we are already too used to seeing from Donald Trump rallies.

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You either really love Trump or you really hate Trump. There doesn’t seem to be a middle ground forming in this campaign.

Both sides were clearly heated and willing to scream and yell to get their point across.

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And, tbh, it isn’t a Trump rally if the candidate doesn’t overly exaggerate the turn out.

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According to Trump, 31,000 people showed up to Pacific Amphitheatre for his rally. Google “Pacific Amphitheatre capacity.” We’ll wait.

And someone finally decided to call him out on it.

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That person was Matt Pearce, a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times.

#Slayyyyy

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And he even included a picture.

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Dale, bro!

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Maybe Trump thought the protesters were there for his rally?

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It wasn’t long till things started to get a little wacky, as protesters started line dancing.

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It low key looked like someone’s tío turned on “Payaso del Rodeo” by Caballo Dorado, and the crowd responded.

And not one…

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…but TWO people did doughnuts in the middle of the protesting crowd.

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That seems pretty unsafe…

It wasn’t long until the protesters took to the streets and blocked traffic heading to the freeway.

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And they even ended up attacking motorists.

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“Rallies that take to the streets are usually led by a group, and are not wild and all over the place like tonight,” David Villanueva, a member of Chicanos Unidos in Santa Ana, a group associated with the anti-Trump demonstrations, told LA Times.

As the protest went on, the violence and anger escalated, resulting in damaged police cruisers

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…and some physical altercations.

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In the end, 17 people were arrested as a result of the protest, but no major injuries were reported.

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READ: Los Angeles Latinos Give Trump A Piece of Their Mind

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