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Pictures special: the man who dressed up as a wall, and 12 other outstanding Trump devotees

In a report on the aftermath of this past Tuesday’s primaries, the New York Times neatly captured the impact, allure and magnetism of Donald Trump, in adjoining paragraphs.

Mrs Clinton, addressing supporters in Cleveland, did not mention the Mississippi or Michigan results, instead alluding to the vitriol in the Republican field. “As the rhetoric keeps sinking lower, the stakes in this election keep rising higher,” she said. Running for president, she said, “shouldn’t be about delivering insults; it should be about delivering results.”

But none of the major cable news networks carried her remarks, which came as Mr Trump was speaking.

None of us, be we cable news viewers, poorly educated peasants, haters, losers, lightweights or weaklings, seem to be able to get enough of the guy.

But the super-fans are something else, going the extra mile to show their passion for the Donald.

Here we celebrate these most hardened acolytes of the Republican frontrunner, in pictures.

1. Nerds 4 Trump

Let us begin in the beating heart of Donald Trump’s America, Las Vegas, where a pair of young men illustrate their enthusiasm for the political smarts of Harry Potter and the boy wizardry of Donald Trump by dressing as if one of their heroes had inseminated the other and conceived twins.

 

<> on December 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

2. Twins 4 Trump

Actual twins this time. Or one of them. Impossible to say what happened to 1 of 2, he’s probably fucking up an illegal immigrantat.

3. Kids 4 Trump

Here we are in Georgia, where a small child sits atop his father’s shoulders, a human placard, his get-up immaculate all the way down to the lapel badge, although to be honest they might have done better with the spray tan.

 

VALDOSTA, GA - FEBRUARY 29: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters after a rally at Valdosta State University February 29, 2016 in Valdosta, Georgia. On the eve of the Super Tuesday primaries, Trump is enjoying his best national polling numbers of the election cycle, increasing his lead over rivals Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX).  (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

4. Beards 4 Trump

Still in Georgia, here’s a friendly man with a useful beard for putting stickers on.

VALDOSTA, GA - FEBRUARY 29: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters during his rally at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia on February 29, 2016 . (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

5. Fingerless Gloves 4 Trump

Like the man with the sticker on his beard, this interesting fellow in Vegas is sporting a popular fingerless biker glove look as he cheers on the mighty Trump. On his T-shirt, another widely spotted item of clothing among Trump supporters, is the exhortation to send Hillary Clinton to prison.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a caucus night watch party at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on February 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The New York businessman won his third state victory in a row in the "first in the West" caucuses.

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

6. Trainspotters 4 Trump

Hillary Clinton would probably take prison over being tied to a railway track with Bernie Sanders as an advancing train hurtled towards them, as imagined in this upbeat placard held aloft at a Nevada rally.

RENO, NV - FEBRUARY 23:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters following a rally at the Nugget February 23, 2016 in Sparks, Nevada. The Nevada GOP caucus is tonight. (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images

7. Time Travellers 4 Trump

Pretty obviously this guy has travelled from the future to urge Americans to do the right thing and is just trying to play it cool and fit in despite having scrawled the desparate message with his own blood.

WALTERBORO, SC - FEBRUARY 17:  Audience members wait to hear Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump deliver remarks on February 17, 2016 in Walterboro, South Carolina. Trump addressed the Lowcountry Sportsmen for Trump with three days remaining before the South Carolina Republican primary.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

8. Truckers 4 Trump

This is pretty fucking objectively great from Trump-truckers Julian and Kraig, in Iowa.

DES MOINES, IA - JANUARY 28: Julian Raven (L) and Kraig Moss, both supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, outside a truck with a Trump painting in which they are touring Iowa on January 28, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Democratic and Republican Iowa Caucuses, the first step in nominating a presidential candidate from each party, will take place on February 1. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kraig Moss;Julian Raven

Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

Here’s a bit more of it.

DES MOINES, IA - JANUARY 28: Kraig Moss, a supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, outside a truck with a Trump painting in which he is touring Iowa on January 28, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Democratic and Republican Iowa Caucuses, the first step in nominating a presidential candidate from each party, will take place on February 1. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

9. Superheroes 4 Trump

Here is a Wisconsin-based superhero vouching for the fact that Trump is “our superhero”, which makes Trump the superheroes’ superhero. A major endorsement.

MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 10:  A supporter of republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wears a Captain America outfit outside of the Republican Presidential Debate sponsored by Fox Business and the Wall Street Journal at the Milwaukee Theatre on November 10, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The fourth Republican debate is held in two parts, one main debate for the top eight candidates, and another for four other candidates lower in the current polls.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

10. Hispanics 4 Trump

It is cheering to see the diversity in the Trump ranks. Here, in Texas, a Hispanic gentleman holds this sign detailing his Hispanic-ness. He has put in a lot of extra effort to make himself look exactly like Donald Trump.

FORT WORTH, TX - FEBRUARY 26:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs autographs for fans at a rally at the Fort Worth Convention Center on February 26, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. Trump is campaigning in Texas, days ahead of the Super Tuesday primary.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

11. Faces 4 Trump

Here is a person in Georgia who is happy to meet Donald Trump.

MESA, AZ - DECEMBER 16:  A campaign supporter reacts as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump signs her button during a campaign event at the International Air Response facility on December 16, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. Trump is in Arizona the day after the Republican Presidential Debate hosted by CNN in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images

12. Faces 4 Trump #2

Here is an even more happy person. A person so happy her face split into several parts shortly after the photograph was taken. The baby is too young to understand that it’s a big moment. What a loser.

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Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images

Please, come closer:

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13. Wall guy

Last but not least, in fact by some distance the most, is the man who showed his support for Mr Trump’s bold idea of building a 3,000km wall separating the USA from Mexico by dressing up as a wall. A modern American hero.

<> on March 5, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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