While the New York businessman and his policies are highly controversial, it would be nearly impossible to make murder legal to “cleanse our souls,” as it’s claimed in James DeMonaco’s horror series. Still, many people said Trump, who won the New Hampshire Republican primary Tuesday, would want to establish a purge. Others said “The Purge 3” trailer was the candidate’s new campaign ad.
In reality, Trump’s slogan for the 2016 race is that he will “Make America great again” — without reference to taking lives. The candidate echoed his plans in his New Hampshire victory speech. "We are going to start winning again, and we're going to win so much, you are going to be so happy," Trump said Tuesday night. "We are going to make America so great again. Maybe greater than ever before."
In “The Purge” series, for those who may not know, people are allowed to kill each other for one night a year. The idea is that it releases the inherent evil that’s within us. But the newest installment takes a different approach.
Sen. Charlene “Charlie” Roan, played by Elizabeth Mitchell, wants the violence to end. “The soul of our country is at stake. The Purge targets the poor and the innocent,” she says in the “Election Year” trailer. “It is a night that is defining our country. The Purge has to come to an end.”
“The Purge: Election Year” will debut in theaters July 4 weekend. Check out the trailer below:
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