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As the dust settles from the election, we can see that some people got more than they expected—and quite a few much more than they deserved. The Lib-Con coalition wasn’t based on justice but a mix of pragmatics and mathematics. This has left those on the outside turning various shades of green. They want the power and position they feel is rightfully theirs.

Envy is unpleasant. Aristotle defined it as “the pain caused by the good fortune of others”—it’s the flipside of schadenfreude, the pleasure in others’ suffering that some of the lucky ones are quietly feeling now. But…

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