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Hillary Clinton

The age of Donald Trump is a period of disorientation. Donald Trump decries “fake news,” while his opponents promote reports that “ring true” as fact....

There appear to have been good reasons to fire FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, and good reasons for both Republicans and Democrats to believe he...
Jerusalem

The Pew Research Center doesn’t really do “shock polls,” but it released a doozy earlier this year. Reflecting on its telephone survey of American attitudes...
Donald Trump

The spin is on, and you’re probably already dizzy from it. Don’t listen to a word of it. This race wasn’t about right-to-work legislation, steel...
Jerusalem

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with President Donald Trump last week, he had two main items on his agenda: thanking Trump for his...

A possible summit with North Korea and a possible bellwether election in Pennsylvania take up our time on the first COMMENTARY podcast of the week....

For at least two years now, liberals in the U.S. and Europe have been shouting the same mantra in a thousand different forms. The mantra,...
north korea

Sometimes it takes an outsider, unburdened by the stifling conventions and preconceptions that impede the practice of diplomacy, to see the obvious. Trump is that...

The president and the porn star (and why are all porn actresses "stars"), not to mention whether you can have a wave election if the...
Donald Trump

As hostile takeovers go, Donald Trump’s acquisition of the Republican Party was a strange one. The GOP’s shareholders—e.g. voters—approved of the transition, but the old...

The first COMMENTARY Podcast of the week explores the political philosophy behind Donald Trump’s preferred trade policies. Does the European consensus on the value of...
Donald Trump

The President of the United States has resumed his preferred pastime: screaming into the Internet. The target of Donald Trump’s ire this time was his...