Let's review a few recent developments.
On July 21, Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned. This was part of a “White House shakeup” to get the Trump administration back on track. The new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, would fix the White House's “messaging problem.”
Within 24 hours of Mr. Scaramucci's appointment, President Donald Trump returned to Twitter and unloaded another torrent of political bombshells, including talking about his power to pardon, even as his attorneys were denying that the president was thinking about pardoning anyone.
Speaking of lawyers, before Mr. Spicer resigned, the president”s...