Sep 30, 2021
Today's podcast explains why Joe Manchin will never, ever, ever, ever do anything near what the progressives in his party want—because it would be the end of him and he wants to remain his state's dominant politician. We also discuss the finger-pointing among Bidenites about the Afghanistan disaster, whether it's OK...
Sep 29, 2021
The revelations yesterday that emerged from Congressional testimony featuring two top officials involved in the Afghanistan debacle reveal Joe Biden to be as mendacious as Donald Trump when it comes to matters of policy. Is this something new for the presidency or is this just more evidence that all politicians lie? And...
Sep 28, 2021
Between rising crime rates and contradictory reporting on how the Afghanistan pullout failed so spectacularly, the COMMENTARY podcast could use what Donald Trump reportedly relied upon to calm him down: a “music man” who would soothe him with the score of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, “Cats.”
Sep 27, 2021
Today's podcast asks the question: What do America's most famous leftist member of Congress and Anthony Trollope's fictional 19th-century political character Phineas Finn have in common? Also: What's more popular among Democrats, spending a mere trillion dollars or spending many trillions of dollars? And: Why didn't...
Sep 24, 2021
Today's podcast takes up Robert Kagan's much-discussed Washington Post piece claiming a Trump constitutional crisis is already upon us. Is it, though? Give a listen.