Author Archives: Daniel Larison

About Daniel Larison

Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and is a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Dallas. Follow him on Twitter.

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump chases the burden-sharing unicorn. Ted Galen Carpenter criticizes Trump’s statements on …

Trump Wins the Adelson Primary

It tells us a great deal about Trump and the sort of foreign policy we can expect from him in practice that Adelson backs him.

The Silliness of an Anti-Trump Protest Campaign

Anti-Trump Republicans should understand that a protest campaign is a pointless exercise that will cause them to blamed for Clinton’s victory.

Kasich’s Foolish Hawkishness

His consistently dangerous hawkishness showed us why we should be glad that Kasich’s campaign languished in obscurity for all these months.

Clinton’s Aggressive Foreign Policy

We have every reason to expect that she will be much more aggressive than Obama.

The Strange Idea of a Romney Protest Candidacy

Even Romney doesn’t deserve to be drafted into such a fruitless effort.

The Futility of an Anti-Trump Protest Campaign

Anti-Trump Republicans should understand that their protest candidacy will amount to very little, and they will allow Trump and his supporters to blame them for his defeat.

Cruz Joins the Surrender Caucus

Cruz somehow managed to make himself even less likable than Santorum.

Indiana Results

Tonight’s result confirmed that die-hard anti-Trump Republicans are a minority of the GOP.

The GOP Begins to Make Peace with a Trump Nomination

Leading Republicans would rather lose the election with Trump, because they can more easily disavow him when it is over.

Will’s Plan for Saving the GOP By Destroying It

If some conservatives are determined to inflict the most crushing defeat possible on Trump, that effectively means doing the same to the rest of the party.

The Real Danger in 2016

The real danger this year is that Clinton will mistake a landslide victory for a “mandate” to do whatever she wants.

Indiana: The Anti-Trump Republicans’ Last Stand

Die-hard anti-Trump Republicans are proving once again to be a distinct minority in their own party.

Christ is Risen!


Holy Saturday

When Thou didst descend to death 0 Life Immortal, Thou didst slay …

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Inside Saudi Arabia’s push to silence criticism of its brutal war on …

He Who Hung the Earth Upon the Waters Is Hung Upon the Cross

Brethren, while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died …

Holy Thursday

When the glorious disciples were enlightened at the washing of their feet …

Trump and Republican Alarmism

When a politician tells you that the world is more dangerous now than ever, he is either horribly misinformed, trying to sell you a bad policy, or both.

Romney Paved the Way for Trump

Romney showed Trump the way to win the nomination.

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