The sentiment in the headline is rising up from liberal strongholds all around the country.
In some locales, it’s manifesting itself as vengeful action. The tenants of Trump Place, an apartment complex on Manhattan’s West Side developed by the real estate mogul, have petitioned to change the name to something less offensive. I’m guessing they would have no problem renaming the complex Obama Place, but instead the residents have chosen to use the street address as the name of the three buildings that comprise it.
If asked whether they would like to see the president-elect succeed in his new job, many of his dissenters would answer negatively. Some of them might devoutly wish, as does veteran Boston Globe columnist Michael Cohen, who is the author of the title quote, is rooting for Trump’s spectacular failure.
Here is Cohen’s reasoning, if it can be called that…