One more thing* on this topic. If this isn't the classic example of the Cuckoo I ever saw, I don't know what is. Think of the media as the cuckoo and Mr Trump as the egg. At this point the hatchling is industriously pushing the other chicks out of the nest.
OTOH it doesn't speak well of the others that they're having this big a problem with him, even with the support he's getting from the press.
*l'esprit d'escalier ("staircase wit")