Adam Schiff

Even if the Schiff memo is "a total political and legal BUST" (it's not), Trump still looks bad

The release this weekend of Rep. Adam Schiff’s rebuttal to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes’ memo on the Trump-Russia investigation prompted a predictable tweet barrage from the man at the center of it all. President Donald Trump declared Mr. Schiff’s work “a total political and legal BUST” that further proves that the various investigations into possible collusion between his campaign and the Russian election meddling machine is a “Witch Hunt” and an “illegal disgrace.”

We will go so far in agreeing with the president to stipulate this: The Schiff memo doesn’t really change much. That’s because it is a sideshow to the...