WASHINGTON — These are strange times to live in our nation’s capital for reasons obvious and subtle. The most obvious is this: The District’s most powerful resident, President Donald Trump, is also perhaps its most hated. D.C. is a liberal enclave, and Trump’s place at the center of it — physically and metaphorically — is a disorienting fact of life: the leader of the free world sequestered away in his guarded palace, surrounded on all sides by people who most likely didn’t vote for him and don’t support his presidency. Judging by Trump’s rare appearances out on the town and his “swamp” moniker, the feeling seems to be mutual.
The latest illustration of this town-and-clown tension came on Friday when the Washington Nationals announced