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US presidential election: 12 weeks out, a sweltering evening with Trump

Siobhán Brett feels the heat as the perspiring presidential candidate sweats it out in Connecticut

15th August, 2016
Hot under the collar...Trump in Fairfield, Connecticut Pic: Getty

On Saturday night I attended a Donald Trump rally in Fairfield, Connecticut.

At a modest, 19-year-old gymnasium at Sacred Heart University, I watched fat droplets of sweat build at the ends of a nearby mullet, fall to the floor, and build again. I despaired at the rivulets coursing down my own shins, and at the elderly man who I watched produce a large glass cloth to scrape his wet face with.

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