Remember that scene from Anne Rice’s “Queen of the Damned” where the tears of Hillary’s supporters slowly seeped into the ground beneath the Javits Center and roused Christiane Amanpour from her long slumber? Angered by this disturbance, she called to her minions to awaken and save both journalism and democracy from mortal peril.

Not that we needed anyone to confess that the press had been fast asleep for eight long years, but Google has really come a long way in that time, and there’s no reason for someone like Joy Reid to tweet something like this without doing a quick history check first.

It really was remarkable to see a strong, stable country like Venezuela descend into rioting in the streets over food shortages in just six months. Thanks, Trump.

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