A Good Speech, Then a Bad News Cycle

Commentary podcast: The controversies involving the Yemen raid and Jeff Sessions swamp Trump's joint session address.

audio: https://soundcloud.com/commentarymagazine/commentary-podcast-a-good-speech-then-a-bad-news-cycle

On this week’s final podcast, we (meaning Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I) discuss how the positive reception of the president’s big speech was not undermined by him (for once) but rather by a series of leak-riddled articles trashing the Yemen raid, trashing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and suggesting Obamans scattered bits of intelligence trouble through the executive branch to leave a breadcrumb trail like Hansel and Gretel. Give a listen.

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A Good Speech, Then a Bad News Cycle

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