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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

The political class is awash in excitement -- a poll has just been released of Iowa voters showing Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in a...

...by James Wood, writing in the New Yorker about the new translation of War and Peace, which captures with gorgeous urgency the extraordinary contradictions of...

Andrew Trees has worked as a teacher at Horace Mann, the prestigious New York City private school, for six years. In 2006, he published a...

Sidney Blumenthal is leaving his perch at Salon.com, where he writes weekly about American politics and the neoconservative menace with all the subtlety of Buddy...

Newsweek and the Washington Post are celebrating the first anniversary of their joint website, "On Faith," which is billed as "A Conversation on Religion...

John Derbyshire, outraged at a long piece in the American Thinker about the online enthusiasm expressed for Ron Paul's presidential campaign by neo-Nazi websites and...

Two powerful newspaper columns today -- one by Ralph Peters and the other by Rich Lowry -- make the point that in these days, when...

In light of a Drudge story that the Clinton campaign is trying to put the fear of G-d into Wolf Blitzer about not going after...

Fred, it was surely inevitable that Hillary Clinton would have a bad week or two -- all candidates do, and she didn't have even a...

The late Klaus Kinski was an ominously googly-eyed film star of over-the-top intensity, most notably in movies directed by the overly intense Werner Herzog (who...

Pray for low expectations when it comes the Annapolis summit, because then it will not lead inexorably to disaster. That seems to be the consensus...

There have been at least 60 movies made about Santa Claus. One of them is a Hollywood classic, and if you don’t know its title...