Covering politics with a sense of fairness requires journalists to acknowledge that politicians, even the ones they despise, at some point, somewhere, on some matter, do something right.

Not so President Donald Trump. Journalists simply cannot admit that anything Trump has done or is doing or thinking is good for the United States because it will reflect positively on him. That they just won’t allow.

Since he announced his run for president, Trump has drawn more negative press than any presidential candidate or president in history. Trump’s staunchest enemies—liberals and Never-Trumpers alike—will argue that this is the truly objective, fair, and accurate read on the present condition.

How they can say this with straight faces escapes us.

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