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The Weekly Standard Confab

Jul 29, 2017

Fred Barnes talks about how every day is Groundhog Day at the White House. Then John Podhoretz and Jonathan Last debate Dunkirk.​


Jul 22, 2017

President Trump regrets having chosen Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Michael Warren joins Eric Felten to talk about what the White House thinks it can do about it. John McCormack looks at the ever-changing prospects that the Senate will do something about Obamacare. A​​nd Steve Hayward reports from...


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.