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When The New York Times first adopted its motto, "All The News That's Fit to Print" in 1897, I'd wager that its owner, Adolph S. Ochs, could never have predicted a day when anyone would argue that "fake news" had a (proud!) right to see print. Recently, The Washington Post chose its own new motto, "Democracy Dies in Darkness."

Tone. Optimism. Presidential. And of course, pivot. Those words were bandied about in breathless punditry after Trump's speech last Tuesday.