gloat over


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'It, therefore, has no reason to gloat over the political misfortune of any candidate or political god-father.'
So it comes as no surprise to hear her bootboy-in-chief, Tebbit, gloat over the Government's refusal to hold an inquiry into the actions of South Yorkshire Police at Orgreave, describing the striking miners who were victims of violence and a cover-up as "a bunch of hoodlums".
Let's not gloat over this, for the Aussies have a long track record of coming back to wipe the gloat from one's face.