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disaster

Believe it or not, the Trump administration has been lucky. Sure, the president is an embattled figure, but the scandals and controversies with which he...

In the last of this week’s COMMENTARY podcasts, the gang (John Podhoretz, Abe Greenwald, and Noah Rothman) break down former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony...
james comey

Expectations ahead of former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before a congressional panel on Thursday are high, and high expectations are easily unmet. Many believed...

The first of this week's podcasts finds Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and me considering the behavior of the president after the London attacks and the...
Donald Trump

Senior strategist Steve Bannon’s wing of the administration has already done this presidency immeasurable harm on the domestic front. By entering the realm of foreign...
donald trump

It’s clear that President Trump really, really wants his “travel ban” to become a defining issue for his administration. His Justice Department just filed an...
McMaster

Tom Ricks has known and respected H.R. McMaster many years. So have I. Ricks argues in this Politico article that McMaster should step down as national...
donald trump

Conservatives who have yet to fall obsequiously in line behind Donald Trump are emerging in droves to respond to columnist and radio host Dennis Prager,...
donald trump

What do Democrats want? In the age of Trump, they want nothing so much as to have their assumptions validated. On the left, sermons dedicated...
Duterte

The Trump administration makes so much news that it’s easy to lose sight of even important stories. Thus, the leak of the transcript of a...
barack obama

For political observers, it’s regarded as gauche to re-litigate Barack Obama’s presidency amid the chaos and tumult of the Trump years. Many will scoff at...

On the final podcast before Memorial Day, the COMMENTARY crew takes on the horror in Manchester and what it means about security, terrorism, and cultural...