In other news, Chris Christie is reportedly considering leaving politics behind for a career in sports-talk radio. This is probably good idea because no one in politics likes him.
Meanwhile, Trump apparently ordered a $54 well-done New York Strip steak and then ate it with with ketchup. This is one of his most heinous acts yet.
Finally, here's what German carnival-goers think of Trump.
Programming note... I'm signing off a little early today because, frankly, it's legitimately hard to focus on anything when all I can think about is Chez. I was just as shocked as everyone else was to learn yesterday that he had died, but learning how he died has floored me.
Merely existing in the Trump era is a daily struggle, and it's an even greater one to consume it and then write about it. Some of you have been around here long enough to recall that I used to do this 7 days a week with no breaks, but a couple years ago I cut back because it was killing me. I learned, just as everyone should learn, that it's important to exercise a little self-care. It's okay to take breaks. It's okay to pull back. I know we discuss a lot of upsetting things here and sometimes it can be a bit much. I try not to pour it on too hard and refrain from apocalyptic doomsaying, but sometimes it's unavoidable.
In so many words, I'm saying everyone needs to take care of themselves and don't engage in or consume more than you can handle. I preach this to my own family when I tell them to stop watching cable news; when I tell them to turn it off. That goes for everyone reading this. It will literally shave years off your life.
Now here's the only thing that made me laugh today: John Oliver taking a big humorous crap on the GOP's Obamacare "replacement."