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the schadenfreude phase of the trump administration is hitting already

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the schadenfreude phase of the trump administration is hitting already

those of us who opposed donald trump from the beginning have passed beyond the #nevertrump phase, past the “take what we can get” phase, and even past the cringing embarrassment that he’s the leader of our party. now comes the cackling-maniacal-laughter schadenfreude stage. yes, that’s right. this is so big that we need a really nasty german word to describe it.this is the stage some of us have been waiting for since the beginning: the stage when trump tacks back to the left and makes nice with democrats—and not just any democrats, but the worst of the swamp creatures. it’s the point where he wrecks every part of the supposed republican agenda and sells out his core supporters, even as they struggle desperately to convince themselves that it’s all a super-smart feint to make america great again.this phase was inaugurated with trump’s meeting with congressional leaders last week over the debt ceiling, when he sold out congressional republicans and cozied up with chuck schumer and nancy pelosi to endorse their proposal to raise the debt ceiling for another three months with no bargaining and no conditions.then, to rub salt into the wound, he tweeted—at pelosi’s request—to re-assure illegal immigrants protected under the obama administration’s daca dispensation that he won’t deport them.for all of those (daca) that are concerned about your status during the 6 month period, you have nothing to worry about – no action!— donald j. trump (@realdonaldt...