Rank #1: 2017 Persons of the Year
Weekly Standard editor-at-large Bill Kristol makes the case for the people who mattered most in 2017.
Rank #2: Moore Aftershocks
Editor at large Bill Kristol talks with host Eric Felten about the fallout from Tuesday's defeat of GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore in the Alabama special election
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?
Rank #4: 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.
Rank #5: 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?
Rank #6: 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.
Rank #7: 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.
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?
Rank #9: 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."
Rank #10: The Old Transatlantic Conservative Blues
Bill Kristol talks with host Eric Felten about the unfortunate parallels between Britain's Tories and the GOP.
Rank #11: 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.
Rank #12: 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.
Rank #13: The Week in Trump
Bill Kristol talks about how President Trump packs in months' worth of upheaval into just a week's time.
Rank #14: The GOP Surrender
Weekly Standard editor at large Bill Kristol on the announced retirements of President Trump's Senate antagonists.
Rank #15: Sex and Taxes
Editor at large Bill Kristol talks with host Eric Felten about the need for accountability, responsibility, and deliberation in our politics.