Donald Trump

This 'enemy of the people' works in your interest

The Virginia Gazette has been in publication since 1736. It has inspired debate over government practices since the days of King George II of Great Britain.

One king, a revolution and 45 presidents of the United States later, The Virginia Gazette still stands for the ideals of reasoned debate among equals: the government and the people it serves.

As you may know, this week, more than 300 news organizations wrote editorials challenging President Trump’s characterization of the news media as an enemy of the people.

It is one of his rallying cries — he works supporters into a frenzy as he gives speeches in communities across the country.

Enter journalists, the...