Slumlord president Donald Trump outflanks California Democrats on evictions

Sure, it’s a cynical move. Everyone knows Trump doesn't care about renters. But, depressingly, his ban is a lot more generous than what’s on offer in states and cities all across America.

Donald Trump did a federal eviction moratorium. It’s true. Our abusive slumlord president — through an executive order, now carried out by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention — just made it much harder for landlords to evict tenants because of their failure to pay rent.

As far as things go, Trump’s eviction ban is still limited and narrow. 

It o…

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