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Matter of Opinion
Thoughts, aloud. Hosted by Michelle Cottle, Ross Douthat, Carlos Lozada and Lydia Polgreen. Every Friday, from New York Times Opinion. Listen to this podcast in New York Times Audio, our new iOS app for news subscribers. Download now at
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Ratings & Reviews
4.1 stars from 7,718 ratings
Oh Ross
Oh Rosss…lol, sweet lord, get over the reproduction (or not) of others, it might be bordering on obsessive at this point. I mean if you’re mentioning it this much on the show, I can only imagine how much this idea must be cruising through your head on a daily basis. Some want kids, other want...Read full review »
RagehammerRejoice via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/20/23
Too much narcissism.
Democracy is on fire and you think listeners are interested in your first political memory? Please stop.
makeupmyname via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/17/23
Ross is the best
Ross Douthat is slaying dragons. His intelligence is incisive and lethal. Honestly love listening to him he should have his own podcast
keit91 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/11/23
Recent Episodes
Published 11/24/23
Though the “Matter of Opinion” crew is off this week, Michelle Cottle is eagerly awaiting the season finale of the first-ever “Golden Bachelor.” This older spin on the “Bachelor” franchise has proved to be a surprisingly apt funhouse mirror depiction of how America avoids the realities of its...
Published 11/24/23
What’s your earliest political memory? That’s the question Professor Carlos Lozada puts to his co-hosts this week on “Matter of Opinion.” The hosts discuss the coups and presidential pinings of their youths before debating what political events may be shaping the attitudes of younger voters...
Published 11/17/23
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