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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

"Dog's dinner" is a term for something that is a lot of things smushed together, and that's what defines this podcast—we talk about commercials and...

We decided to do our version of The Handmaid's Tale and try to imagine the world in 2019 from two perspectives: One in which Democrats fail to...
race

In November 1995, COMMENTARY published a symposium called "The National Prospect" in which dozens of writers offered their view of America's possible future. I just...

Polls say a majority of Americans believe both Republican and Democratic politicians are out of the mainstream. So where is the mainstream? Who represents the...

Hard to argue with the data: Things have taken a turn against the GOP as the midterm elections approach. We discuss how, and why, and...

Trump in Helsinki brown-nosing Putin. Trump on with Tucker Carlson threatening the viability of NATO. The possibility of an American ambassador being somehow presented to...

We try to figure out what on earth the president wants from or wants to give to Russia on this podcast. And what Congress is...

Brit Hume argues on Twitter: "I suppose you can also be pro-tax cuts, pro-deregulation, pro-defense increases, pro-gun rights, pro-life and anti-Trump. But at some point,...

It's a smorgasbord of a podcast today, in which we talk about NATO, and British governmental collapse, and military spending, and the dangers of a...

The Supreme Court's decision this morning on public-sector labor unions is a dagger blow to the political ambitions of the Left, and raises the possibility...
trump

In 2016, GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio tried to get himself back in the game by ridiculing Trump in Trump-like fashion in the 1,875th Republican...

Charles Krauthammer made people understand their own thoughts. It was Charles who collated the various strands of Ronald Reagan's foreign policy and codified them as...