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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

Is the COMMENTARY podcast a downer? That's what one reader said, accusing us of "crushing morosity." Well, this one with me and Abe Greenwald isn't...

In the first COMMENTARY podcast of the week, Abe Greenwald and I survey the wreckage of Theresa May and point out that her disastrous showing...

The first of this week's podcasts finds Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and me considering the behavior of the president after the London attacks and the...

In the first of this week’s COMMENTARY podcasts, the point is raised: The likeliest explanation is that Jared Kushner and others are inexperienced and incompetent...

On the final podcast before Memorial Day, the COMMENTARY crew takes on the horror in Manchester and what it means about security, terrorism, and cultural...
Seth rich

Seth Rich was 27 when he was killed on a dark street in a sketchy neighborhood in the nation’s capital last July. He has become...

On this week's first podcast, I join with Abe Greenwald and Noah Rothman in examining the success of the president's trip to Saudi Arabia and...

The final Commentary podcast of this week finds me, Noah Rothman, and Abe Greenwald arguing over whether the appointment of a special prosecutor might actually...
Russia

If the tale as we have been told it thus far is not misleading or incomplete, we've just heard what is unquestionably the worst story yet about Donald...

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...