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Norman Podhoretz

The Anxiety of Intellect

Francis Levy | Posted 10.23.2016 | Home
Francis Levy

You usually associate street smarts with some one who knows how to negotiate in business. Donald Trump apparently considers this ability to be a top of the line requirement for statesmanship and something which qualifies him to be president of the United States.

Ronald Reagan Was No Neocon: Peace Through Strength Did Not Mean War at Any Price

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

A de facto peacenik who was horrified by the prospect of needless war, Reagan likely would have been appalled by the aggressive posturing of most of the Republicans currently seeking the White House.

Jesus For Jews, Or Something Like That

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

There is no way to get on the inside of the who-is-chosen question without unpacking the quirky relationship Evangelicals have with Jews, both embracing them and condemning them to eternal damnation.

Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, Joe the Plumber: Fighting for the American Dream (Austin, Texas: PearlGate Publishing 2008) 192 pp.

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Joseph A. Palermo

Wurzelbacher's deep understanding of the intellectual umbilical cords of modern conservatism is why Mike Gallagher and Sean Hannity have offered their high praise of his work.

Sarah Palin, Neocon Messiah

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Judge them by their enemies. More evidence that Barack Obama might be shaping up as a good president is that Norman Podhoretz hates him so much.

OK, Sarah Palin Might Be Stupid, but Why Is That Bad?

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

The neocons have a problem. The neocon wing of the Republican Party is the egghead wing, the foreign policy wing, the Jewish wing. So what to do about Sarah Palin, who is, relatively speaking, the antithesis of all of those things?

A "Liberal Jew" Responds to Norman Podhoretz

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

The American system did make good on its promises for Jews; this is why so many Jews refuse to support the conservative politics of exclusion and fear. Podhoretz would have us chop down the ladder behind us.

Norman Podhoretz's Jewish Question

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Weiler

It's Podhoretz's larger ethical vision that is most relevant to his incapacity to understand why the vast majority of Jews don't see things the way he does.

Expulsion? Joe Wilson Stole the Air Waves and Disgraced the Nation

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beau Friedlander

We're spending too much time thinking about Wilson, and not enough time discussing how absurd it is that Obama and this Democratic majority can't push through a strong public option.

President Obama Offers Iran "A Promise of a New Day"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joseph A. Palermo

Obama's promise of a new day in U.S.-Iranian relations must be given the opportunity to bear fruit free from outside intervention.

Sam Stein

Giuliani's Hawks Split Between McCain And Romney | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former New York City Rudy Giuliani has made up his mind as to whom, in the wake of his failed presidential bid, he will support for the Republican nom...

"Bomb Iran" Scholar: Rudy Invited Me To Discuss "World War IV"

New York Observer | Jason Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Norman Podhoretz believes that America needs to go to war soon with Iran. As far as he knows, Rudy Giuliani thinks the same thing. "I was asked to co...