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Michael Medved

Michael Medved

Michael Medved is an American radio show host, author, political commentator and film critic.

I first subscribed to COMMENTARY in 1973, as a recovering liberal who had invested four years of my young life in writing speeches for a...

I first subscribed to COMMENTARY in 1973, as a recovering liberal who had invested four years of my young life in writing speeches for a...

Republican candidates have lost the popular vote for president in five of the past six elections, going back to 1992. In each of those contests,...

If the Republican Party descends into civil war over the next two years, a luncheon in October of this year will count as its Fort...

For forty years, Republican operatives have been consistently frustrated in their energetic and well-funded efforts to win the support of Jewish voters for their presidential...

The most beneficial by-product of the national debate on gay marriage involves a sharply increased, society-wide willingness to take the institution of matrimony with the...

The Road to Freedom: How to Win the Fight for Free Enterprise By Arthur C. Brooks Basic Books, 224 pages The nasty, petty, and seemingly endless...

Many Jewish voters this November will find themselves at a crossroads: Will they accept their deep disappointment with Barack Obama and vote for his reelection,...

The following is from our November issue. Forty-one symposium contributors were asked to respond to the question: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about America’s future? _____________ Optimists...

For all those who have nourished an intense if unspoken yearning to experience a Passover seder with veteran news stars Steve and Cokie Roberts, your...

The Israel Test By George Gilder Richard Vigilante Books, 320 pages, $27.95 It wasn’t the author’s intention, to be sure, but George Gilder’s new book, The Israel...