Rex Murphy: It’s official. Donald Trump has finally driven the ladies of ‘The View’ mad

Call it a blessing, call it a curse, but whatever Donald Trump says, whatever he does, begets an instant blizzard, a full on raging storm of comment and interpretation, enjoined with the mysterious power to transform yesterday’s wisdom into today’s nonsense. He has the peculiar gift of turning both his opponents and a great swathe of the American press into acrobats, flipping “with the greatest of ease” from one settled, unarguable position to its exact reverse in the thumb-time it takes to hit the Twitter feed.