Guess what? White House counsel Don McGahn is beginning to grow on me. Sure, I’ve accused him of being an ethics disaster, a ruthless careerist and a dreadful, awful White House counsel. But I now realize that he’s so much more.

For starters, he’s emerging as one of the smartest—if not the smartest—lawyer in President Donald Trump’s orbit. I mean, he’s definitely more lawyerly and normal than Rudy Giuliani, Michael Cohen or Marc Kasowitz.

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