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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

The first Commentary podcast of the week finds me, Abe Greenwald, and Noah Rothman puzzling out the idea that Trump taping people in the Oval...

So... Trump fired the FBI director, and the world has gone nuts. Is the madness deserved? Or are the crazies taking over the asylum? And...
James comey

The sudden dismissal of FBI director James Comey has suddenly transformed the man blamed by many Democrats for Hillary Clinton's defeat into the liberal Twittersphere's Thomas...
France

The blowout victory of Emmanuel Macron in France last night has thrown a monkey wrench into the global-revolt works. Since the rise of Donald Trump, the "anti-globalists" have been...

Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I sit down for the latest COMMENTARY podcast in the wake of the French elections to explore the extent to...
establishment gop

The passage of the House version of the American Health Care Act was a vital necessity for Trump and his White House. Without it, the...

On the last of this week's podcasts, Noah Rothman and I (Abe Greenwald is out) try to explain what on earth happened to make it...

On the first podcast of the week, the COMMENTARY crew (Abe Greenwald, Noah Rothman, and I) ventilate upon the White House invitation extended to Philippine...

In the second of this week's COMMENTARY podcasts, we ask whether the president might be relaxing into his job—and whether this means he knows now...

On the second of this week's podcasts, the COMMENTARY crew (Abe Greenwald, Noah Rothman, and I) do not mourn the demise of Bill O'Reilly but...

On this week's mid-Passover podcast, the COMMENTARY boys delineate the manifold ways in which the president has reversed himself on his campaign promises and expressed...