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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

resistance

On Tuesday, Democrats showed that they could mobilize a coalition of voters and begin to take the country’s elected offices back from the Republicans who...
roy moore

Among the more confusing aspects of the uniquely confusing 2016 election cycle was the unfailing kinship evangelical Republicans displayed toward Donald Trump, a man who...
Democratic wave

John Podhoretz already expanded on the implications of last night’s Democratic wave—and it was a wave. Democrats took control of the governor’s mansion in New...
Gun control

The horror of the slaughter of 26 parishioners—including an unborn infant—at the First Baptist Church in Texas is compounded by our sense that atrocities like these...
Mike Flynn

When NBC News reported on Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s office had enough evidence to indict Michael Flynn, few could have been especially surprised....

On this week’s first COMMENTARY Podcast, John Podhoretz, Abe Greenwald, Sohrab Ahmari, and Noah Rothman discuss the left-right cultural divide over how to respond to...
Bowe Bergdahl

The affair surrounding Bowe Bergdahl's desertion from his unit in Afghanistan was a disgrace that continues to dishonor all who come near it. First, the disgrace...
Northam

In the months leading up to October, both candidates vying to replace Democratic Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe had tried unsuccessfully to focus almost exclusively on...
Russia

The modern liberal creed includes two seemingly conflicting tenets. On the one hand, even the most easily surmountable obstacles placed before voters—having to register with...
politicize

Eight people are dead with 11 more seriously injured following yet another terrorist attack in New York City. The 29-year-old named by police as the...
John Kelly

Either by choice or direction, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has made himself a figure of both cultural and political relevance in a...
donald trump

On Monday, former FBI Director Robert Mueller’s probe released the first indictments of members of Donald Trump’s inner circle. Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort,...