We begin with a question from the Arizona Republic:
Steve Benson: Can anything deflate Trump’s ego?
From the Washington Post, a muzzle order comes down from the top:
Ann Telnaes: Muzzling the people who work for you
From the Baton Rogue Advocate, an order reversed:
Walt Handelsman: The Workaround
And one possible result from the Los Angeles Times:
David Horsey: Standing Rock may be the first battle site in Trump’s war on the environment
And the Miami Herald mulls the irony:
Jim Morin: That was then, this is now . . .
The Buffalo News ponders the alt-ernatives:
Adam Zyglis: Alternative facts
And from the Chattanooga Times Free Press, to help spread the manure:
Clay Bennett: The Shovel
The Sacramento Bee does another alt- turn:
Jack Ohman: Trump, voter fraud, and signs of the times. . .
And from the Washington Post, surrounded:
Tom Toles: Donald Trump’s wall was completed before he finished his oath of office
Finally, from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Klandestiny:
Mike Luckovich: Scared sheetless