“Something similar is going on now with many members of the press. They’re behaving like Mueller, wanting to be sure they observe proprieties that would have made sense when dealing with other figures in other eras. But now they’re dealing with Donald Trump, and he sees their behavior as a weakness he can exploit relentlessly.” James Fallows in The Atlantic: The Media Learned Nothing From 2016. (Let me quickly check my notes here, ok, uh huh … yes, that’s true.)