There are not two sides to birthright citizenship. Reporters who say so are committing malpractice.

Reporters, please, for the love of God, don’t do this.

Breaking News: President Trump said he was preparing an executive order to end birthright citizenship. It is unclear whether he can do so unilaterally.

— The New York Times (@nytimes) October 30, 2018

It is not “unclear” whether Trump can act unilaterally. The Constitution’s text unambiguously says that Trump cannot do this — an...