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Abe Greenwald

Abe Greenwald

Abe Greenwald is senior editor of Commentary. His work has appeared in various publications, and he is a regular contributor to the Commentary blog.

In this COMMENTARY podcast, the gang (minus an under-the-weather Noah Rothman) discusses Donald Trump’s anti-presidential attitude and whether there’s an upside to it. We also...

In the second COMMENTARY podcast of the week, the crew (Noah’s still on vacation) makes sense of the continued allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore,...

On the first COMMENTARY podcast of the week, the gang (minus Noah Rothman) covers the accusations of sexual misconduct against the Roy Moore, his strange...
George W. Bush

On Thursday, George W. Bush delivered a speech at the “Spirit of Liberty: At Home, In The World" event in New York City. Headlines are...
Iran deal

Donald Trump has the ability to adopt smart positions and make them seem dangerous. Barack Obama, for his part, often did dangerous things and made them...
rex tillerson

Donald Trump has derided U.S. democracy promotion since his presidential campaign. It now looks as if his State Department will adopt indifference to democracy and...

Delta and Bank of America have pulled out of sponsoring the New York Public Theaters’s production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” in Central Park because the...
Hillary Clinton email scandal

Hillary Clinton will soon be launching a political organization aimed at opposing the Trump administration. The group, “Onward Together,” intends to connect liberal donors to...

In the post-November 8 universe, one man’s fake news is another man’s vitally important scoop. The third-most emailed article in today’s New York Times is surely...
Barack Obama

From the February 2017 issue: For all the above reasons, many conservatives were outspoken in opposing engagement with Assad from the start. But this time round,...
fake news

Despite the sudden outrage over fictional election coverage, fake news is old news. The pop-up websites peddling false stories about Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump...