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Iran deal

Donald Trump has the ability to adopt smart positions and make them seem dangerous. Barack Obama, for his part, often did dangerous things and made them...
trump

Anyone still hoping for something that will deliver them from the torments of the Trump era must have been disappointed on Wednesday. The preliminary findings...
Jared Kushner

Donald Trump has a staffing problem. His Department of Homeland Security has no political appointee at the helm and hasn’t since July. His Health and...
Donald Trump

Irrespective of the realities on the ground, Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico was declared a political disaster for Donald Trump well before it warranted...
racism

In April 1961, National Review editor William F. Buckley published the first of what would become a multi-essay broadside targeting the John Birch Society founder...
MAGA

Though they will pretend otherwise, just about every conservative or Republican who invested anything in Alabama’s special U.S. Senate election was humiliated by the state’s...
transgender

The Trump administration is sending mixed signals when it comes to who represents the real threat to free speech and expression in America. On Tuesday, Attorney...
Middle East Peace

President Donald Trump’s address to the UN last week received considerable attention for what he actually said. No less interesting, however, is what he didn’t...

The first COMMENTARY podcast of the week finds us (me, Abe Greenwald, and Noah Rothman) discussing the weekend of knee-taking and Trump-tweeting about patriotism and...
fight dirty

Conservative political analysts seem so wrapped up in the matter of whether or not Donald Trump can, no one has given much thought to whether...
donald trump

President Trump delivered his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, and it was a triumph. The speech offered the clearest sign yet...

Yes, we told you so, and we say it again and again on the second of this week's COMMENTARY podcasts. Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and...