Good morning everyone. This is Opinion’s digital editor, Matthew Fleischer, filling in for Paul Thornton.
As I write this from my desk on Friday afternoon, I’m painfully aware of the fact that all the news I’m about to share with you may be stale by the time you read this the following morning.
At the risk of understatement: Things have been moving a little fast.
It’s hard to even remember last Tuesday, when President Trump woke up in a huff and brutalized his own attorney general, Jeff Sessions, on Twitter. Or when the president declared (also on Twitter) that transgender soldiers were no longer welcome in the military — seemingly without consulting the...