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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

With Noah Rothman sadly out of commission for the day, Abe Greenwald and I discuss the president's speech at the UN (good!), the attacks on...
Donald Trump

Mere days ago, Breitbart’s Steve Bannon told “60 Minutes” that “our purpose is to support Donald Trump.” Then, on Wednesday, Trump decided to make an...

Yes, we told you so, and we say it again and again on the second of this week's COMMENTARY podcasts. Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and...
Clinton Email Scandal

So I spent the day reading What Happened, Hillary Rodham Clinton's simultaneously interesting and dreadful book about the 2016 campaign. First, let us dispense with the ludicrous...

The first post-Labor Day COMMENTARY podcast finds Abe Greenwald and Noah Rothman responding to my questions about the Trump decision to rescind the Deferred Action...

The second COMMENTARY podcast of the week features me, Noah Rothman, and Abe Greenwald digging deep into new polls—including one issued by President Trump's own...

The first COMMENTARY podcast of the week finds us—me, Abe Greenwald, and Noah Rothman—wondering at the grandiose plans of Steve Bannon after the White House....
Steve Bannon

The fact that Steve Bannon, ousted from his senior role at the Trump White House, was its "chief strategist" in the first place is testimony...
fight dirty

You can choose to have whatever opinion you have on the president's statement today condemning white supremacists, but it's hard to believe he would have...

In the first COMMENTARY podcast of the week, I ask Noah Rothman and Abe Greenwald whether we are seeing a rise in extremist political violence...

On this week's second podcast, the COMMENTARY crew takes on the bad choices in North Korea and—gasp—offers a defense of Donald Trump against his knee-jerk...

On the first of our week's podcasts, Abe Greenwald and Noah Rothman debate the millennial generation in response to my question about whether millennials are...