President Donald Trump’s joint address to Congress quickly moved to a review of the promises made during his campaign, and he declared early on that America “must put its own citizens first” … one of many lines that didn’t tip the applause meter on the Democrat side of the aisle.

Not so fast. Supporters of the president were glad to hear it, but the idea of putting citizens first struck many others as heartless and fill-in-the-blank phobic.

Xenophobic rant? That escalated quickly. That wasn’t even 15 minutes into the speech.

The first big lesson from Tuesday night’s address: