Rank #1: Kristol Clear: Mueller Investigates, Tax Reform's Future, and Why Baseball is Best
Weekly Standard editor at large Bill Kristol talks with host Eric Felten about Mueller investigation indictments, the GOP's tax bills, and the worthy World Series.
Nov 03 2017
Rank #2: The Old Transatlantic Conservative Blues
Bill Kristol talks with host Eric Felten about the unfortunate parallels between Britain's Tories and the GOP.
Nov 12 2017
Rank #3: Did Somebody Say "Nut Job?"
Bill Kristol wraps up the week in Trump, from the Comey memo to President Trump's "nut job" comment to the Russians. Is there a team who can turn this around for Trump? And if so, would he listen?
May 19 2017
Rank #4: Sex and Taxes
Editor at large Bill Kristol talks with host Eric Felten about the need for accountability, responsibility, and deliberation in our politics.
Nov 18 2017
Rank #5: Will Comey Fallout Turn Trump Trump A One-Term Wonder?
Today on the Daily Standard podcast, editor at large William Kristol discusses his recent editorial and how the Comey firing and its after effects have changed the political climate profoundly in just a few days. Talk of Trump not finishing his term isn't just a punchline any more.
May 12 2017
Rank #6: KRISTOL CLEAR: Yes, Fellow Conservatives, Trump DOES Have A Comey Problem
In this bonus edition of the podcast, Bill Kristol reacts to breaking news about President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. Is the bad news that Trump may be trying to thwart an investigation or (worse?) doesn't understand the world of hurt he's unleashed?
May 10 2017
Rank #7: The Coming Conservative Crack-Up?
Bill Kristol looks at the president's reaction to Charlottesville and asks whether the conservative movement will split irrevocably over Trump.
Aug 18 2017
Rank #8: Is the GOP Trump-Branded?
Bill Kristol talks with Eric Felten about what it means, over the long haul, for Republicans to be the party of Trump. And, who had the worse week, Donald Trump or Theresa May?
Jun 09 2017
Rank #9: The GOP Surrender
Weekly Standard editor at large Bill Kristol on the announced retirements of President Trump's Senate antagonists.
Oct 27 2017
Rank #10: Locked and Loaded
Bill Kristol talks with Eric Felten about the North Korean crisis, the benefits of an organized White House, and Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure."
Aug 11 2017
Rank #11: Kristol to Trump: "Keeping Promises Is Highly Overrated"
Apr 14 2017
Rank #12: Trump's Troubles Mount
Bill Kristol on how the Donald Jr. Russia meeting is throwing a wrench into the workings of his father's White House.
Jul 14 2017
Rank #13: KRISTOL: It's Not Easy Being Trump
The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol--the hardest-working man in the pundit business-- discusses President Trump's recent revelations that being president isn't as easy as he thought. Kristol also talks about the fact that Paul Ryan might be thinking the same about being speaker of the house. And Kristol's thoughts on how opportunistic progressives created--then lost control of--the anti-free-speech movement on college campuses.
Apr 28 2017
Rank #14: The Week in Trump
Bill Kristol talks about how President Trump packs in months' worth of upheaval into just a week's time.
Aug 03 2017
Rank #15: It's Question Time
Bill Kristol talks with Eric Felten about the big questions raised by the Trump presidency.
Jun 02 2017
Rank #16: Bad News for Melissa McCarthy
Spicer is out; Scaramucci is in. Bill Kristol talks about the latest White House shakeup.
Jul 21 2017
Rank #17: What Can He Be Thinking?
Bill Kristol talks with Eric Felten about the president's topsy-turvy week. Does Donald Trump have a strategy, or is he just lurching from thing to thing?
Aug 25 2017
Rank #18: The Senate Pulls the Plug
Filling in for Bill Kristol, Michael Warren talks about the Senate's epic failure to repeal Obamacare, and the epic chaos being spread by the president's new communication director, Anthony Scaramucci.
Jul 28 2017
Rank #19: Read The Bill
Bill Kristol talks with Eric Felten about the Senate leadership's proposed repeal, replace (or at least rethink) of Obamacare. Can support be built for healthcare legislation that is rushed?
Jun 23 2017
Rank #20: Trump at Home and Abroad
The politics of Trump from the mountains of Montana to the sands of Saudi Arabia, all in one week.
May 26 2017