WaPo editorial board: Sarah Sanders 'should be allowed to eat dinner in peace'
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The Washington Post editorial board defended White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Sunday after she was kicked out of a Virginia restaurant.

The “never-at-rest social media” has blurred the lined of public and private life, the newspaper’s board wrote.

“It wasn’t the first time recently that strong political feelings have spilled into what used to be considered the private sphere,” the editorial board wrote. “We understand the strength of the feelings, but we don’t think the spilling is a healthy development.”

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Earlier this week, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenSomalis in US to keep protected status Hillicon Valley: Officials pressed on Russian interference at security forum | FCC accuses Sinclair of deception | Microsoft reveals Russia tried to hack three 2018 candidates | Trump backs Google in fight with EU | Comcast gives up on Fox bid Maxine Waters defenders gather to counter far-right protest that doesn’t happen: report MORE’s dinner at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, D.C., was interrupted by protesters.

The same thing happened days later to Trump’s top immigration adviser, Stephen Miller, who was called a “fascist” while dining at another Mexican restaurant.

“We nonetheless would argue that Ms. Huckabee, and Ms. Nielsen and Mr. Miller, too, should be allowed to eat dinner in peace,” the editorial board wrote.

The editorial came the day after Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersMaxine Waters defenders gather to counter far-right protest that doesn’t happen: report Dems unveil slate of measures to ratchet up pressure on Russia Maxine Waters warns supporters not to counterprotest armed rallies against her MORE (D-Calif.) called on her supporters to continue confronting Trump officials in public.

“I have no sympathy for these people that are in this administration who know it is wrong what they're doing on so many fronts but they tend to not want to confront this president," Waters said at a Los Angeles rally on Saturday

Her call comes after a week of nationwide outcry over the Trump’s administration’s zero-tolerance policy that led to thousands of migrant children being separated from their families after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

“Those who are insisting that we are in a special moment justifying incivility should think for a moment how many Americans might find their own special moment,” the Post warned.