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Ricochet Podcast: Before the Deluge

  First, let it be known that this podcast was recorded before The Memo® was released. We’ll dissect that on next week’s show. Instead, Bari Weiss from the New York Times joins to ...
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GLoP Culture: Pass the Talking Stick

  This week on this very sedate and polite episode of GLoP, the boys pass the talking stick and chat about the shutdown, Stormy Daniels, a movie you haven’t seen in a while ...

Ricochet Podcast: You’re Fired

  This week, football, firings (real and alleged), and free trade. First up, the great Victor Davis Hanson, who’s National Review cover story is a balanced look at the pluses and minuses of ...

Ricochet Podcast: The Hole Truth

  Yes, we discuss that phrase, but no, we don’t say the word. Instead, we do a deep dive on immigration with two of the sharpest minds on the issue: ...

GLoP Culture: Don’t Force Me, Bro

  First GLoP of 2018 and we’ve got President Winfrey, some dopey book that everyone is talking about, and yes the official GLoP Star Wars hot take extravaganza. We are your father. ...

Ricochet Podcast: That Book

  First podcast of 2018 so we wanted to out our best foot forward. We’ve got Commentary’s Sohrab Ahmari on Iran and Washington Examiner’s Byron York on The Book, collusion, and Congress. Buckle up, it’s going ...

GLoP Culture: A Merry GLoP

  It’s the last GLoP of the year, so climb aboard! We do a little more chatter on Moore, but the bulk of this show is about Christmas movies: It’s A Wonderful ...

Ricochet Podcast: One Never Knows, Does One?

  This week, talking Jerusalem with the Washington Free Beacon’s Matt Continetti and Alabama with the Wall Street Journal’s Bill McGurn. Discuss this episode at Ricochet. 

Ricochet Podcast: A Fistful of Tush

  This week, a Minnesotan’s view on Franken and Keillor, guest David Limbaugh, and a chat with an actual southerner about the south (that’s Weekly Standard writer Barton Swaim). Also, a bit about Flynn, and ...

Time & Again

  The Kochs buy some Time, Goldberg goes to Broadway, sexual harassment has landed in Congress, and the boys pick their favorite Pixar movie. Discuss this episode at Ricochet. 

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Elections

Put Up or Shut Up on These Accusations, Hillary

Look, one 2016 candidate being prone to wild and baseless accusations is enough. Appearing on Obama campaign manager David Plouffe’s podcast, Hillary Clinton suggested that 2016 Green Party candidate Jill Stein was a “Russian asset,” that Republicans and Russians were promoting the Green Party, and ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Elizabeth Warren Is Not Honest

If you want to run for office, political consultants will hammer away at one point: Tell stories. People respond to stories. We’ve been a story-telling species since our fur-clad ancestors gathered around campfires. Don’t cite statistics. No one can remember statistics. Make it human. Make it relatable. ... Read More
National Review

Farewell

Today is my last day at National Review. It's an incredibly bittersweet moment. While I've only worked full-time since May, 2015, I've contributed posts and pieces for over fifteen years. NR was the first national platform to publish my work, and now -- thousands of posts and more than a million words later -- I ... Read More
Economy & Business

Andrew Yang, Snake Oil Salesman

Andrew Yang, the tech entrepreneur and gadfly, has definitely cleared the bar for a successful cause candidate. Not only has he exceeded expectations for his polling and fundraising, not only has he developed a cult following, not only has he got people talking about his signature idea, the universal basic ... Read More
Culture

Feminists Have Turned on Pornography

Since the sexual revolution of the 1960s, the feminist movement has sought to condemn traditional sexual ethics as repressive, misogynistic, and intolerant. As the 2010s come to a close, it might be fair to say that mainstream culture has reached the logical endpoint of this philosophy. Whereas older Americans ... Read More
White House

The Impeachment Defense That Doesn’t Work

If we’ve learned anything from the last couple of weeks, it’s that the “perfect phone call” defense of Trump and Ukraine doesn’t work. As Andy and I discussed on his podcast this week, the “perfect” defense allows the Democrats to score easy points by establishing that people in the administration ... Read More
Elections

Democrats Think They Can Win without You

A  few days ago, Ericka Anderson, an old friend of National Review, popped up in the pages of the New York Times lamenting that “the Democratic presidential field neglects abundant pools of potential Democrat converts, leaving persuadable audiences — like independents and Trump-averse, anti-abortion ... Read More
PC Culture

Defiant Dave Chappelle

When Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special Sticks & Stones came out in August, the overwhelming response from critics was that it was offensive, unacceptable garbage. Inkoo Kang of Slate declared that Chappelle’s “jokes make you wince.” Garrett Martin, in the online magazine Paste, maintained that the ... Read More