' At a time when trust in government is at a low point, Trump is actively stoking fears that a core tenet of American democracy is also in peril: that you can trust what happens at the ballot box. if Trump doesn’t win, some are even openly talking about violent rebellion and assassination, as fantastical and unhinged as that may seem. Dan Bowman, a trump supporter at the Ohio rally, In an interview with The Wall Street Journal. alluded to the need to assassinate Hillary Clinton , if she won the presidency, calling it his duty as a “patriot.” “I feel like Hillary needs to be taken out,” said a “If she gets in the government, I’ll do everything in my power to take her out of power. If I have to be a patriot, I will.” ' Bowman’s rhetoric is widespread. Trump himself deserves some of the blame, noting his comments that only “Second Amendment people” could stop Clinton.'