Blog Profile / Hugh Hewitt's TownHall Blog

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Of Men, Monuments and Memory

My father is the son of Minnesota-settled German immigrants.  Garrison Keillor once said that German immigrants got lost looking for a place to settle, arrived in Minnesota and being too doggone proud to admit they were lost, settled. Show More Summary

What’s The End Game?

Much of what swirl’s around President Trump right now is simply catharsis in my opinion.  People trying to come to terms with the fact that somehow Donald J. Trump, reality TV heavyweight, brander of everything from ties to steaks to an over-promising “university,” and successful real estate developer got elected POTUS. Show More Summary

Welcome To The Pros Mr. President

Regardless of what did or did not happen, the president’s credibility is in trouble.  And that matters.  David French is right, there is no clean way out of this mess.  But the American public needs to be aware of what is going on here. Show More Summary

Senator Ben Sasse on The Vanishing American Adult and the Comey Memo

The junior Senator from Nebraska spends the first hour of the program today discussing his terrific new book, The Vanishing American Adult, and also the New York Times story on the Comey memo.

The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Chicken Little and the Value of Patience

Lots of people with lots of agendas are saying lots of things about Trump’s information exchange with Russian officials.  Apparently classified information was involved.  As I understand it that happens somewhat routinely when top government officials meet. Show More Summary

Artless, Tasteless, Wrong and Criminal

Pieces are staring to appear here-and-there asking the obvious question in light of the week just past – What can Trump do that will not engender breathless overreaction in the press?  It’s a good question.  Charles Krauthammer has opined...Show More Summary

Trump’s Termination of FBI Dir. James Comey

In this week’s edition of the Townhall Review program (listen here):

HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price On The Senate Negoitations Ahead

HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price joined me this morning to discuss the ongoing collapse of Obamacare and the negotiations with and within the Senate:

Truth, Justice, and This Mess Is Past Even Superman’s Abilities

On Monday Chris Cilizza opined that Trump is turning liberals into conspiracy theorists.  This was before the Comey firing broke, but boy has that story proved the point.  I have not read anything about aliens being involved, but then I have not looked for it either. Show More Summary

Comey’s firing isn’t like the ‘Saturday Night Massacre.’ It’s pretty straightforward.

Long ago and far away, when I was a young special assistant first to Attorney General William French Smith and then to Attorney General Edwin Meese, the young staff would automatically stand up whenever William Webster, then head of the FBI, walked into a room. Show More Summary

Adm. James Stavridis USN (Ret.) on “The Leader’s Bookshelf”

Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) returned to the program this AM, this time to talk about his new book, co-authored with R. Manning Ancell: The Leader’s Bookshelf:

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