Here we go again. Since Trump sent Tomahawk missiles at Syria on an impulse, certain pundits and some of the American public are once more re-re-re-analyzing him: maybe he's changed? maybe this was "presidential"? maybe he's growing into the job?
If we had an honorable opposition, we wouldn't be facing this impasse—and yes, despite the imminent Democratic filibuster in the Senate against Trump's SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch, probably the confirmation will be rammed through, anyway. But.
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."