Twelve months on and acceptance is nowhere to be found. Every news cycle brings another round of hyperventilation – sometimes two or three rounds.
Yes, Trump was and remains a very different sort president, especially following a polished politico like Barack Obama. But, as I said back then, “It’s going to be a long four years, and there will be plenty of real decisions to get outraged about. If you keep losing your mind every time Donald Trump acts like Donald Trump, you’re going to guarantee a long eight years.”
I’m as shocked as you are that the D.C. press corps completely ignored my advice. The hysteria has continued unchecked with breathless reports of impending impeachment only to produce embarrassing corrections soon after. The media malpractice has only gotten worse of late.