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    “Just because your team loses, it doesn’t mean you stop rooting for them.”

    I overheard this while checking the traffic on my phone last Saturday. I looked up across the boardwalk and saw a passerby in a tense discussion with a Recall Newsom demonstrator. They meandered from one topic to the next, eventually to the capitol siege last month. I know it seems innocuous, but it really clarified something for me: there’s a type of person who acknowledges that Trump lost but still feels that Trump ought to be supported (and potentially, should have been re-elected).

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