Upon arriving at CAIR-Arizona's annual banquet at the Mesa Sheraton, the well-dressed and predominantly Muslim crowd was greeted by women in bejeweled Trump T-shirts screaming into bullhorns. Armed men stood along the side of the road, waving oversize American flags that felt more menacing than patriotic.
"TELL ME, SHOULD I HAVE MY HEAD CUT OFF?" one of the protesters yelled over and over again.
As women in hijabs and floor-length gowns walked quickly towards the entrance, a woman in a "Proud American" T-shirt shouted, "DO YOU LIKE YOUR GENITALS, MA'AM? DO YOU LIKE YOUR GENITALS?"