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Commentary is America's premier monthly magazine of opinion: General, yet Jewish. Highly variegated, with a unifying perspective.

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    • 4.7 • 92 Ratings

Commentary is America's premier monthly magazine of opinion: General, yet Jewish. Highly variegated, with a unifying perspective.

    When They Say 'Don't Panic,' Maybe You Should Panic

    When They Say 'Don't Panic,' Maybe You Should Panic

    Is inflation coming? The answer is "yes," but the experts are saying not to panic. Really? Ever lived through an inflationary spiral? We discuss that, the refusal to distribute conservative books, and the media's refusal to hold itself accountable for false stories about "Russian bounties on American soldiers." Give a listen.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Yuval Levin Show

    The Yuval Levin Show

    Our friend Yuval Levin joins the podcast today to talk about Democratic House members moving to pack the Supreme Court and pushing an extreme agenda in general—what's going on there? And what on earth is happening with a United States Ambassador to the United Nations attacking... the United States? Give a listen.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    What Is It Good For?

    What Is It Good For?

    Bloomberg View columnist Eli Lake joins the podcast today to discuss Joe Biden’s plan for withdrawing all NATO forces from Afghanistan on, of all dates, the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. What are they thinking? Also, the fallout from the decision to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The .00000088 Percent

    The .00000088 Percent

    James B. Meigs joins the podcast today to discuss the news that the FDA and CDC have "paused" the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and what it might mean. We also discuss infrastructure bills and polling misses. Give a listen.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Can We Remain Calm About Cops, Iran, and Variants?

    Can We Remain Calm About Cops, Iran, and Variants?

    Eliana Johnson of the Washington Free Beacon joins the podcast today to discuss the recent shooting near her hometown of Minneapolis, the worry about the South African variant, and how liberals are reacting to the degrading of the Iran nuclear program. Give a listen.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Truth About the George Floyd Trial

    The Truth About the George Floyd Trial

    Today's podcast looks at the media coverage of the murder trial of police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis with the clear suggestion that the full story of what is going on in the courtroom is not being made clear enough to the American people. And will moderate Democrats hold Joe Biden accountable for moving farther to the Left than he suggested he would during the campaign? Give a listen.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
92 Ratings

92 Ratings

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No one can compare to the overwhelming pop culture knowledge of John Podhoretz. I could listen to him all day.

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Try it you just might like it

A different conservative view of America, they don,t like Trump or his effect on the political scene .

FrankCough ,

Intelligent conservative voice

Pohoretz and company are a whetstone of intelligent conservatism upon which one can hone his mind!

Despite it's occassional "crushing morosity", it's a zesty tonic for the soul that will restore your faith in honest journalism and opinion.

Appreciation and thanks from Canada, John, Christine, Abe and Noah!

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