Too Many Lingering Questions

For now, Mr. Allen is away from his desk

It is playing like a television soap opera, with each day seeming to bring a new twist, a fresh revelation. The drama starring National Security Adviser Richard Allen is dragging into its fourth week, and the fact that it lasted so long without fading away was becoming its most important feature. Nothing has been proved. Nothing has been disproved. But a whiff of impropriety hangs in the air. That troublesome scent was enough to force Allen out, at least temporarily: on Sunday Allen announced he...

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