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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

Another election day has come and gone, and we've seen another, admittedly surprising, failure for those who believe anti-immigration fervor is the new driving force...

Pat Robertson endorsed Rudy Giuliani for president today. This is a coup, but not for any substantive reason. Taken strictly as an electoral matter, the...

One-time Clinton speechwriter Heather Hurlburt is in some physical discomfort, but, in a blog posting entitled "It Hurts Just as Much," she suggests she is...

My friend David Brooks attended the University of Chicago with me, so it is meet and proper that he offers today a deeply Straussian interpretation...

Rep. Ron Paul, the maverick Texas Republican who is running as an anti-war libertarian in the Republican primary, has come charging out of nowhere to...

Andrew Sullivan accuses me of "astonishing ignorance" because in an earlier post on waterboarding I said that "as universally understood, torture is the infliction of...

It is widely assumed, on both Left and Right, that Hillary Clinton and her campaign made a grave error by responding to the criticism of...

Max, the discussion of waterboarding and torture has taken a fascinating turn in the past few years, because it involves a redefinition of “torture.” As...