Nothing lasts forever, not even the Washington Post's devotion to Ballance. If Trump had said the earth is flat, they could have written "Opinions on shape of planet differ. Both sides have a point". but if he asserts (in the same tweet) that it is flat, spherical, and a dimensionless abstract idea, they are forced to noteheisnuts.
Alass dear Ballance I knew ye well. A trope of infinite jest. Now no more