SARASOTA, Fla. - The sign outside Barnacle Bill's Seafood Restaurant on the North Trail has caused an emotional reaction in the homestretch to the Presidential election: "NRA member, concealed carry OK, not deplorable, vote Trump."
Local Democrats planned to rally on the sidewalk near that sign; local Republicans caught wind of those plans, and showed up as well. With Sarasota Police standing by, Donald Trump supporters far outnumbered Hillary Clinton supporters. There were no apparent serious altercations.
The demonstration began an hour before the 5 p.m. start-time and ended close to 6:30.