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What do Republicans believe? Whatever Donald Trump tells them they should believe, it seems. In survey after survey, self-described Republicans—admittedly a severely truncated demographic in the...

The first of the week’s COMMENTARY podcast explores the controversy around the newest member of the New York Times editorial board, Sarah Jeong, who spent...
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It wasn’t long ago that the president’s supporters justified their commitment to selectively hearing what Trump had to say, dismissing his more intemperate outbursts and...

The COMMENTARY Podcast recorded live before a studio audience at The Comedy Cellar's The Village Underground this week. The gang discussed how the Donald Trump...
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Newt Gingrich called Donald Trump’s servile performance alongside Vladimir Putin in Helsinki this week the “most serious mistake” of his presidency. Gingrich only had to...

Trump in Helsinki brown-nosing Putin. Trump on with Tucker Carlson threatening the viability of NATO. The possibility of an American ambassador being somehow presented to...
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President Trump’s joint news conference Monday with Vladimir Putin was a catastrophe. On that, all but the most servile of his apologists agree. Not even...

We try to figure out what on earth the president wants from or wants to give to Russia on this podcast. And what Congress is...
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The latest NATO summit got underway in Brussels this week, and President Trump brought all of his signature rhetorical subtlety to the Belgian capital. Off...
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Western Europe’s liberal powers like to lecture the poorer countries to their east on “European values” and “European solidarity.” But when it comes to the...
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By now, those who began the Trump era convinced that the president was Vladimir Putin’s puppet are surely frustrated by the dearth of supporting evidence....

President Donald Trump has ordered his Department of Justice to investigate the claim advanced by his political allies that Barack Obama's FBI introduced a "spy"...