Jefferson had something to say about the media

We're living in a time of whiplash.

Executive orders, proposals, accusations, denials are coming out of Washington, D.C. so fast, it's nearly impossible to keep up. It almost doesn't matter whether you agree with something; in short order it will be revectored to mean something different.

Take the big idea of the wall along the border with Mexico; during the election campaign then-candidate Donald Trump said he would build a wall, and Mexico would pay for it. This week, it was pretty clear Mexico was having none of it. So, on Thursday it went from Mexico will pay, to tariffs on imports will pay, to Congress will pay for it, to, well, these are just ideas.

But one thing...