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John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz is the editor of Commentary.

In this week's first podcast, we—by which I mean Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I—say many different things about the Russian hacking and the election,...

On today's podcast, Abe Greenwald and Noah Rothman and I ventilate upon the president-elect's decision to attack a local union official by name—a classic instance...

On this week's first COMMENTARY podcast, we take up the decision to halt work on the Dakota Pipeline due to the tactics of protesters and...

On this week's second COMMENTARY podcast, we discuss the ways in which the election results make it clear liberals are going to use the power...
Fidel Castro

Cuba was a nation of 7 million people when Fidel Castro took it over on New Year's Eve 1960, and with a tiny economy—although its economy...
Donald Trump

The most serious political problem facing the Trump administration and the Trump White House is the Trump Organization, and the question is whether Donald Trump...

In the first of this week's podcasts, we discuss the question of why and whether Donald Trump will, in fact, divest himself of the Trump...
Steve Bannon

The key problem with Steve Bannon, Donald Trump's newly named strategist, isn't that he's an anti-Semite. He may be, though the only piece of...
Donald Trump

The Republican Party is in the ascendancy. Who could have predicted it? No one. The response of Democrats and liberals since the election has been...

Well, here we are. In this podcast, we here at COMMENTARY eat crow about our presumption Donald Trump couldn't win, we explain why we think he...
election day

Some thoughts: Hillary Clinton is leading. Every scrap of data we have says if the election were held today, Hillary Clinton would win. Of all...