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Under the powers invested in me by the Emergency Economic Powers Act of 1977, you are hereby ordered to eat Indian food. Or Thai. Mexican would be alright. But in no event are you to get Chinese take-out.

Every time I go on vacation, the president ramps up his bad behavior. I was chilling in the Grand Tetons when I learned about his “very fine people on both sides” comment respecting the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. This week, as I mostly left the grid on Cape Cod in preparation for the long-haul presidential race, Trump has offered more of a smorgasbord of bigotry, delusion, and insanity. I guess it began with his remarks about Jewish American supporters of the Democratic Party, moved on to his excellent adventure with Greenland, and got more outrageous from there.

I’ll be back in full swing on Monday, although some oral surgery is going to probably take a few beats out of my gait beginning on Tuesday. It’s going to be a bumpy ride, and I hope I’ve decompressed enough to survive it.