John Podhoretz

John Podhoretz

The Archive

Why Team Biden is purposely scaring folks about kids and COVID

The papers and newscasts were filled with stories about how just incredibly focused the Biden people are on the rollout of the vaccinations of American kids from the ages of...

Dems chasing nutsy left activists instead of voters is a recipe for loss

The political sage who’s all the rage at the moment, 30-year-old Democratic consultant David Shor, is making a splash, even though he’s saying unbelievably obvious things.

Hypocritical Democrats are suddenly now on other side of debt-ceiling 'meteor'

The general appearance of confusion and division is only going to make matters worse for the Democrats. They are twisting in the wind — and the amazing thing is, it’s...

Joe Biden's incoherent, fear-mongering COVID vaccine speech

President Joe Biden’s babbling speech on the COVID vaccine only serves to punish unvaccinated Americans and push unconstitutional mandates amid his Afghanistan debacle, John Podhoretz writes.

Biden Dems need a modest infrastructure win, not a $3.5 trillion disaster

Instead of getting practical and trying to score wins, House Democrats are trying to increase the size of their already Brobdingnagian budget bill and creating self-destructive tensions with members of...

An angry Biden blames Trump for Afghan pullout — then takes credit for it

President Joe Biden has done nothing but blamed former Commander in Chief Donald Trump for his failures once again -- only this time it has cost 13 American service members...

Did Cuomo really resign? There's been no letter, and he continues to make huge decisions

On Monday, Andrew Cuomo announced all health-care workers in the state of New York must be vaccinated by September 27.

Andrew Cuomo's fall is a reminder NEVER to idolize politicians

This bit of immortal wisdom from three millennia ago might be of help today as we seek to understand the fall of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Gov. Cuomo, you don't scare anyone anymore — save yourself by resigning

You are the prime example of someone who has spent his public life following the admonition (falsely attributed to Harry Truman) that if you want a friend in politics, get...

RIP, Jackie Mason: King of the politically incorrect comics

If you think of hot comedians, you might think of Chris Rock or Dave Chappelle or Bill Burr — incendiary stand-ups who cross political and ideological boundaries as they deliver...