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    Episode 374: Truth, Justice, and . . . No Way

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Alexandra, and Jim discuss China’s disturbing recent missile launch, Colin Powell’s death, and Superman’s new woke motto.  Editors’ picks: • Rich: Dominic Pino’s post “Everything Wrong with American Infrastructure in One Tunnel” • Charlie: Also Dominic’s post on infrastructure • Alexandra: Jimmy Quinn’s magazine piece “The Anti-Anti-China Left” • Jim: Phil’s piece “What If Colin Powell Ran for President in 1996?   More

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    Episode 373: Chappelle Takes on the Woke Scolds

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Michael, and Phil discuss the supply-chain disruptions, Netflix pushing on the woke mob over the Dave Chappelle special, and more. Editors’ picks: • Rich: Charles Hilu “Michigan Professor Survives Cultural Revolution, Succumbs to Campus Wokeness” • Charlie: Phil’s piece “CBO Blows Up Democrats’ Spin on Taxes” • MBD: Kyle on Dave Chappelle • Phil: Dominic Pino’s piece “What’s Going On with Southwestt Airlines?   More

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    Episode 372: Eastman’s Errors

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Alexandra, and Jim discuss the Eastman memo, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden getting fired, and Biden’s tanking approval ratings.  Editors’ picks: • Rich: George Gilder’s cover piece in the upcoming print issue • Charlie: MBD’s piece “Democrats Are Close to the COVID Trap” • Alexandra: Isaac Schorr’s piece “McAuliffe Sent Kids to Private School with 17 Separate PTA Committees” • Jim: Charlie’s piece “Welcome to the Joe Biden Challenge!   More

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    Episode 371: Garland’s Intimidation Game

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Michael discuss Merrick Garland’s targeting of CRT-protesting parents, the Facebook whistleblower, and McConnell’s debt deal with the Democrats.  Editors’ picks: • Rich: Caroline Downey’s piece “Vast Majority of Incidents Cited by School-Board Group to Justify Federal Intervention Didn’t Involve Threats” • Charlie: Rich’s piece “National Divorce Is a Poisonously Stupid Idea” • MBD: KDW’s piece “Democrats’ Phony Solution to Our Real Economic Problems” Light items: • Rich: Too-long baseball games • Charlie: Disappointing sports teams • MBD: Spidey and His Amazing Friends Sponsors: Princeton School of Public and International Affairs Boll & Branch The Editors is hosted by Rich Lowry and produced by Sarah Colleen Schutte.   More

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    Episode 369: Manchin’s Mess

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Michael discuss Manchin’s game-playing on the spending bills, Terry McAuliffe’s ignoring parents’ education concerns, and more. Editors’ picks: • Rich: KDW’s new magazine piece “What Is Texas?   More

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    Episode 367: Reconciliation Abomination

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Michael discuss the abysmal infrastructure and reconciliation bills, AOC’s House-floor playacting, and the grossness of the Gabby Petito coverage. Editors’ picks: • Rich: Phil Klein’s piece “Democrats Can’t Hide Their Israel Problem • Charlie: Dan McLaughlin’s piece “The Eastman Memo Is a Tragedy of Errors” • MBD: Jim Geraghty’s Thursday Morning Jolt “Joe Biden’s COVID-Booster Bungling” Light items: • Rich: Caffeine • Charlie: Single dad for the weekend • MBD: Fall lawn season Sponsor: Boll & Branch The Editors is hosted by Rich Lowry and produced by Sarah Colleen Schutte.   More

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    Episode 366: Feeling the Spirit

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Alexandra, and Jim discuss elites’ masking hypocrisy, the border crisis, and the confusion over COVID vaccine booster shots. Editors’ picks: • Rich: Zach Evans’s piece “Independent Source Confirms Authenticity of Damning Hunter Biden Emails” • Charlie: KDW’s The Tuesday from today • Alexandra: Grazie Pozo Christie’s piece “The Pro-Abortion Case Is Based on Bad Science” • Jim: Charlie’s post “My Going Maskless Is Different, Says San Francisco Mayor, Because ‘I Was Feeling the Spirit’” Light items: • Rich: Michaelangelo vs.   More

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    Episode 365: No Reason for Treason

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and MBD discuss General Milley’s unconstitutional actions, the Durham indictment, and the intensification of the border crisis.  Editors’ picks: • Rich: Yuval Levin’s piece “The Future of Conservative Constitutionalism” • Charlie: Rich’s piece “2020 Is Toxic for Republicans” • MBD: Daniel Tenreiro and Kyle Smith on Norm MacDonald  Light items: • Rich: Playing mini golf • Charlie: His weekly newsletter • MBD: Extensive party-planning Sponsors: Stamps.com   More

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    Episode 364: AOC’s Fashion Fumble

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Alexandra, and Jim discuss the Democrats’ unreasonable tax bill, AOC’s ridiculous Met Gala dress, and the impending California governor’s recall.  Editors’ picks: • Rich: Charlie’s piece “Why Did the Staff at the Met Wear Masks, While the Celebrities Went Without?   More

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    Episode 363: Biden’s Mandate Madness

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Jim, and Michael discuss Biden’s unconstitutional federal vaccine mandate and the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Editors’ picks: • Rich: Andy’s recent Corner posts • Charlie: NR’s editorial on Biden’s unconstitutional mandate  • MBD: Kyle’s piece “Why Isn’t the Attack on Larry Elder the Biggest Story in America?   More

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    Episode 362: Did Texas Go Wrong on Abortion?

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Alexandra, and MBD discuss the uproar over the Texas heartbeat bill, the ridiculous commentary on Ivermectin, and Joe Manchin’s latest play.  Editors’ picks: • Rich: Gideon Rozner’s piece “Australia’s Insane COVID Crackdown Should Frighten Us All” • Charlie: Kyle’s series on Ivermectin  • Alexandra: David Harsanyi’s piece “When It Comes to Abortion, Democrats Are Terrified of ‘Democracy’” • MBD: Rich’s piece “When a Western Society Goes Insane” Light items: • Rich: Drinking water • Charlie: Mini golf • Alexandra: Going to Pittsburg and Youngstown • MBD: His kids starting extracurriculars again Sponsor: Quip The Editors is hosted by Rich Lowry and produced by Sarah Colleen Schutte.   More

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    Episode 360: Shattered Promises

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Alexandra, and Jim discuss Biden’s disgraceful Afghanistan exit, how COVID has turned into a completely partisan issue, and U.S. intel’s useless COVID-origins report. Editors’ picks: • Rich: Mark Krikorian’s post “Kabuki Vetting of Afghans” • Charlie: David Harsanyi’s piece “Why Isn’t Biden to Blame for COVID Deaths?   More

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    Episode 359: It Gets Worse for Biden

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Michael discuss ongoing Afghanistan chaos, SCOTUS’s overturning of the eviction moratorium, and Ashli Babbitt’s shooter.  Editors’ picks: • Rich: Rick Brookhiser’s magazine piece on 9/11 • Charlie: Charles Murray’s magazine piece “I Miss My Opponents” • MBD: Andy’s writing on the Taliban Light items: • Rich: Playing tennis • Charlie: Discovering the origins of his favorite Ave Maria recording • MBD: Visiting Ireland Sponsors: Boll & Branch Sekur The Editors is hosted by Rich Lowry and produced by Sarah Colleen Schutte.   More

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    Episode 357: The Ongoing Crisis

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, and Jim discuss the continuing horrors in Afghanistan, progress on COVID booster shots, and what the heck is going on with President Biden. Editors’ picks: • Rich: Dan McLaughlin’s piece “No American Military Leader Should Ever Say What Lloyd Austin Said” • Charlie: Jim’s recent pieces and Morning Jolt • Jim: Rich’s piece “Who Will Believe Biden Now?   More

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    Episode 356: The Collapse of Afghanistan

    Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Alexandra, and Jim discuss the Afghanistan disaster, Biden’s abysmal speech on the situation, and much more. Editors’ picks: • Rich: Jim’s Jolt from today “The Biden Illusion Crumbles to Dust” • Charlie: NR’s recent editorials on Afghanistan • Alexandra: Ben Sasse’s piece “Worse Than Saigon” • Jim: Andy’s piece “Remembering the Shameful Trump-Taliban ‘Peace’ Agreement” Light items: • Rich: Visiting Newburgh, N.Y.   More

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    Episode 355: Biden’s Foreign-Policy Failure

    Today on The Editors, Charlie (hosting for Rich), Alexandra, Jim, and Phil discuss the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, new COVID craziness, and much more. Editors’ picks: • Charlie: Kyle’s piece “The Left’s Irrational COVID Rage” • Alexandra: Magazine cover piece by Ramesh “Fighting for Life” • Jim: Phil’s piece “Why the Left Needs Ron DeSantis to Fail” • Phil: Kyle’s piece “Tax the Unvaxxed”  Light items: • Charlie: Celebrating the end of Jurassic Park-style thunderstorms • Alexandra: Little Free Libraries • Jim: What If?   More