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The Weekly Standard Confab

Jul 15, 2017

Michael Warren tells why the Trump administration is sticking with the Iran nuclear deal—for now. Alice Lloyd reports on an Education Department summit about how colleges should treat accusations of student sexual assault. And Andrew Ferguson comes by to talk about the lost journalism of the great writer Ring Lardner.​


Jul 8, 2017

Fred Barnes talks with Eric Felten about how state attorneys general, such as Missouri's Josh Hawley, are moving up the slippery pole of politics. Ethan Epstein comes by to discuss North Korea's ballistic missiles, and Phil Terzian tells us about a final exoneration of day care workers falsely imprisoned in the late...


Jul 1, 2017

50 years after the Beatles provided the soundtrack to the Summer of Love, Eric Felten talks with Andy Ferguson about Paul McCartney and Michael Warren about half a century of Sgt. Pepper.


Jun 24, 2017

Fred Barnes tells Eric Felten what to take away from the Democrats' special election defeats. Karlyn Bowman talks about what pollsters have and haven't learned from 2016's polling fiascos.


Jun 17, 2017

Fred Barnes talks with Eric Felten about why the GOP should focus, not on broad tax reform, but on tax cutting. Philip Terzian talks British politics in the wake of Theresa May's disastrous snap-election.