Podcasts | The Editors

Episode 72: The Making of the Sausage

Donald Trump holds a bipartisan meeting with legislators on immigration reform at the White House. January 9, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

Rich, Reihan, Charlie, and Michael Brendan Dougherty discuss Trump’s immigration meeting, Michael Wolff’s suggestion that Trump is insane, and the prospect of President Oprah.

Editors’ picks:
• Rich: Baseball’s True Colors
• Charlie: About That Golden Globes Fiasco
• Michael: Cutting Off Pakistan
• Reihan: Wonks Made Celebrity Presidents Possible, Maybe Necessary

Light items:
• Rich: Nick Saban
• Charlie: Snow
• Michael: Reddit
• Reihan: Twilight Struggle, a board game

The Editors is hosted by Rich Lowry and produced by Charles C. W. Cooke.

Most Popular

Film & TV

Why We Can’t Have Wakanda

SPOILERS AHEAD Black Panther is a really good movie that lives up to the hype in just about every way. Surely someone at Marvel Studios had an early doubt, reading the script and thinking: “Wait, we’re going to have hundreds of African warriors in brightly colored tribal garb, using ancient weapons, ... Read More
Law & the Courts

Obstruction Confusions

In his Lawfare critique of one of my several columns about the purported obstruction case against President Trump, Gabriel Schoenfeld loses me — as I suspect he will lose others — when he says of himself, “I do not think I am Trump-deranged.” Gabe graciously expresses fondness for me, and the feeling is ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Students’ Anti-Gun Views

Are children innocents or are they leaders? Are teenagers fully autonomous decision-makers, or are they lumps of mental clay, still being molded by unfolding brain development? The Left seems to have a particularly hard time deciding these days. Take, for example, the high-school students from Parkland, ... Read More
PC Culture

Kill Chic

We live in a society in which gratuitous violence is the trademark of video games, movies, and popular music. Kill this, shoot that in repugnant detail becomes a race to the visual and spoken bottom. We have gone from Sam Peckinpah’s realistic portrayal of violent death to a gory ritual of metal ripping ... Read More

Romney Is a Misfit for America

Mitt’s back. The former governor of Massachusetts and occasional native son of Michigan has a new persona: Mr. Utah. He’s going to bring Utah conservatism to the whole Republican party and to the country at large. Wholesome, efficient, industrious, faithful. “Utah has a lot to teach the politicians in ... Read More