Trump’s Era of Judicial Excellence

Leftists say the President assaults the rule of law but acknowledge he’s appointed a highly qualified group to defend it.

Most media pundits have given up trying to make the case that President Donald Trump is an authoritarian tyrant. Now they must grudgingly admit how much he’s done to bolster the rule of law.

Mr. Trump’s appointments to the federal judiciary are remarkable for both their quality and their quantity. By the numbers, Ed Whelan at National Review notes on Wednesday afternoon that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Senate colleagues have just confirmed the President’s 50th addition to the federal appellate courts, Lawrence...