Can you take what we say about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh seriously considering we’re conservatives and he’s a conservative? Are we defending him because we are genuinely discomfited by how insubstantial the allegations against him are, or are we doing so because we agree with him ideologically? We explore this on today’s podcast. Give a listen.

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The podcast welcomes COMMENTARY contributor and author Christine Rosen as a guest to discuss the ongoing national deliberations over the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Have his confirmation hearings transformed into another chapter in the national cultural reckoning that is the #MeToo moment?

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We devote the entire podcast today to the allegations of teenage assault issued against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Are we ready to surrender the idea that a person is innocent until proven guilty, even in a non-legal proceeding? Give a listen.

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This week, the men of GLoP convene to discuss the passing of GLoP Hall of Fame members Burt Reynolds, Les Moonves #MeToo moment, Rob Long’s so-crazy-it-just-might-work pitch for a TV detective show, Corey Booker’s kooky (and totally fake) “Spartacus!” moment, and one GLoP host visits the epicenter of the counter-culture and reports back. Care to guess which one?

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Will Google survive the revelations of its political bias, or are those revelations nothing new? We delve into the complexities of the world in which important tech companies think they are above politics until they decide they’re not. Also some stuff on the Supreme Court and on polls. Give a listen.

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A pre-Labor Day podcast finds us ready to march on the universities! You will have to listen to the end to find out why, after you hear us opine on the question of whether political scientists and the Census Bureau are falsely making Americans believe the country is becoming a majority-minority nation. Give a listen.

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The passing of John McCain and the crisis afflicting the Catholic Church take up our newest podcast. We speculate about McCain’s meaning in contemporary American life and why his presence in public life was such an affliction for Donald Trump—before examining the bombshell claims about a “conspiracy of silence” at the highest levels of the Catholic Church. Give a listen.

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The guilty pleas of Michael Cohen and the jury convictions of Paul Manafort have changed the conversation about and around Donald Trump, including the president’s gobsmacking statement that it’s unfair when people in trouble with the law cooperate with federal authorities (“flipping”). What does it all mean, and where do we go from here? Give a listen.

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It’s the socialism episode! The COMMENTARY podcast dissects the appeal of modern “democratic socialism,” explores its agenda, identifies its historical antecedents, and, ultimately, diagnoses its flaws.

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“Dog’s dinner” is a term for something that is a lot of things smushed together, and that’s what defines this podcast—we talk about commercials and elections and Thanksgiving Day balloons and Trump and other stuff. Give a listen.

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The COMMENTARY podcast discusses the weekend of unrest that followed the one-year anniversary of white nationalist-instigated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Despite vastly outnumbering the white nationalists who showed up to commemorate the heinous anniversary, many of the anti-racist demonstrators were not content to be peaceful. The podcast explores what animates these violent movements. Also, the podcast unpacks the increasingly serious row between the U.S. and Turkey.

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We decided to do our version of The Handmaid’s Tale and try to imagine the world in 2019 from two perspectives: One in which Democrats fail to win the House of Representatives in November and the other in which Democrats win handily. What will they do in each case? What will Republicans do? Give a listen.

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This week, The GLoP-extended universe tackles all the important issues of the day: First, Jonah responds to Stephen Colbert’s lame and inaccurate attempt at humor. Then, Sarah Jeong keeps her job at the New York Times, Alex Jones is banished from (most) social media, a deep dive into Paul Manafort’s eclectic wardrobe, and we wrap up with a special GLoP investigation: is a hot dog a sandwich? Jonah says yes, others say no. Also, the idea of a museum dedicated to pizza is, er, cheesy, but where should it be located? And is that gooey stuff they sell in Chicago really even pizza? Listen and leave us your thoughts in the comments (keep it Kosher, please).

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The first of the week’s COMMENTARY podcast explores the controversy around the newest member of the New York Times editorial board, Sarah Jeong, who spent years inveighing against “white people” on Twitter. Will that have any political impact, or is it only a preoccupation of the political class? Also, Donald Trump confesses the Trump tower meeting wasn’t just about adoptions…

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Polls say a majority of Americans believe both Republican and Democratic politicians are out of the mainstream. So where is the mainstream? Who represents the mainstream? Are there centrist politicians any longer? Or are “centrists” just soft liberals in disguise and therefore represent very little? It’s a podcast from 30,000 feet. Give a listen.

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This week on GLoP, it’s the 40th anniversary of the release of Animal House, one of the most important movies in the GLoP Character Universe (The GLoPCU, if you will). But lately, this great American movie is under attack for well, not being “woke” enough, like some sort of cinematic Confederate statue. But don’t worry, the Men of GLoP® are here to save the day and defend the movie from a societal fatal kiln explosion . Also, is collusion a crime? And on the occasion of Mission Impossible: Fallout‘s giant opening, we list our favorite Tim Cruise movies. Or try to.

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Hard to argue with the data: Things have taken a turn against the GOP as the midterm elections approach. We discuss how, and why, and what it might mean, and why tariffs are bad, and other stuff.

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The COMMENTARY Podcast hosts dissect the Justice Department’s disclosure of the FISA warrant that was used to surveil Carter Page; or, at least, the parts of the warrant that aren’t entirely redacted. They debate the pro- and anti-Trump camps’ claims, both of which are citing the warrant to claim victory. Also, the hosts explore the phenomenon of “owning the libs” and the joy it produces for its practitioners.

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Trump in Helsinki cozying up to Putin. Trump on with Tucker Carlson threatening the viability of NATO. The possibility of an American ambassador being somehow presented to Russia for questioning. These all happened after our last podcast. We try to make sense of it without crying. Give a listen.

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