If you’re happy about Trump, better keep your mouth shut

I’m in this awkward position where I have dear friends who are in a state of mourning at the presidential transition from Obama to Trump and others who are in a state of ecstasy.

I’m noticing this eerie emotional symmetry: Obama lovers are Trump haters and Trump lovers are Obama haters. I don’t see much middle ground.

President Donald Trump takes the oath of office with his wife Melania and son Barron at his side on Jan. 20. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The problem for Obama lovers/Trump haters, of course, is that they lost: Obama is gone and Trump has replaced him. This is so maddening and painful that they refuse to entertain the rational possibility that any decent human being may think differently.

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