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Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman

Noah Rothman is the Associate Editor of Commentary.

Russia

The House review of the role Russia played in interfering in the 2016 presidential election has devolved into a partisan mess. The Senate’s investigation into...
trump

The internet is nothing if not a source of instant gratification. What the news cycle delivers, it can unceremoniously take away. Opponents of President Donald...
planned parenthood

Anyone who doubted that the abortion provider Planned Parenthood is a sacred cow for the left had those doubts dispelled on Tuesday night courtesy of...
ideology

Critics of Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity are swaggering a little more smugly than usual today. The source of their vindication is the decision...
establishment gop

The 2016 elections created an irreconcilable contradiction that now threatens to paralyze the GOP. The Republican Party in Congress is dominated by conservative lawmakers, many...
donald trump jr.

On Wednesday, London was attacked. Just before 3 p.m. in the British capital, a terrorist drove a vehicle at high speed down the Westminster Bridge toward Parliament, running...

John Podhoretz rejoins the COMMENTARY Podcast after a brief absence, albeit from on location in California. Please excuse the audio disruptions resulting from everyone recording...
Ryancare

If you thought that winning both chambers of Congress, the White House, and the most state-level offices in almost 100 years had put the Republican civil...
comey

There may be no one with whom partisans on both sides of the political divide have a more conflicted relationship with than FBI Director James...

The matter of the Donald Trump campaign’s alleged ties to Russia have dogged this administration since its very first days. For the first time in...
Term limits

For a document that amounts to little more than a positioning statement, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget has inspired an inordinate amount of passion. The...
the resistance

America dodged a bullet when Mike Flynn was compelled to resign as National Security Advisor. The logic for Flynn’s forced resignation, according to the White...