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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

On this week's final podcast, we (meaning Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I) discuss how the positive reception of the president's big speech was not...

On this week's first podcast, Abe and Noah and I discuss the crisis of competence suggested by the failure to hand a movie star the...

On the last of this week's podcast, the COMMENTARY crew discusses the problems with the new deportation policies, ventilates on the Democratic National Committee's race...

On the first of the week's podcast, the COMMENTARY gang (Noah, Abe, and I) discuss the appointment of H.R. McMaster as national security adviser, the...

On the second Commentary podcast of the week, we (Abe Greenwald, Noah Rothman, and I) dilate upon Donald Trump's seeming revolution in the U.S. posture...
wild debate

I can't believe I'm writing this after the administration has been in office for 26 days, but here goes. The idea that Donald Trump is...

Michael Flynn's resignation from his post as national security adviser only 23 days into the Trump tenure is the first acknowledgment from deep inside Trumpworld that...

In this week's first podcast, we (Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I) discuss the attempted defenestration of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn—and whether we should...

On the last podcast of the week, Abe Greenwald and I (Noah Rothman being away) attempt to steady ourselves despite the tsunami of news that...
Elizabeth Warren

So Elizabeth Warren starts quoting from a 30-year-old letter attacking Jeff Sessions on the Senate floor and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell uses a Senate...

On today's podcast, the COMMENTARY team—Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I—point out that an uncommonly Trumpian audience watching the Super Bowl was subjected to ads...