Apparently, members of the Trump administration are beginning to experience some hardship.
Not, you know, real hardship — such as trekking hundreds of miles in hopes of safety, only to have your child taken away with no explanation or guarantee of reunification — but at least some discomfort.
They are heckled at Mexican restaurants. Their presence is no longer welcome in at least one small-town restaurant. Within Washington, some have trouble getting dates.
This, some would say, is evidence of our political decline. More specifically, it shows a lack of civility. Those who chanted at Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in a restaurant last week are degrading our norms of politeness and pluralism and further entrenching toxic partisanship. According to Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass, asking White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave a restaurant violates “the spirit of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.”