Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bill Clinton”

Our Pointless Cuba Policy and The Meaningless Handshake

Uri Friedman reviews some of the reactions to the Obama-Castro handshake, and …

Posted December 10th, 2013

Chris Christie and “New Republicans”

Would the New Jersey governor make substantive changes to the GOP’s agenda?

Posted November 5th, 2013

Why Republicans Might Lose in 2016

Megan McArdle thinks that a Republican victory in 2016 is likely. The …

Posted July 12th, 2013

Policy Differences Trump Personal Ties

This New York Times article reviews Obama’s relationships with a number of …

Posted June 19th, 2013

The “Aspin Doctrine”

Doyle McManus responds to the Syria news a little too glibly: That’s …

Posted June 16th, 2013

Clinton’s Folly

It’s not the least bit surprising, but Bill Clinton wants the U.S. …

Posted June 13th, 2013

Boot: Obama Should Abuse Executive Power and Drag the U.S. and NATO Into Another War

Max Boot is annoyed that the U.S. isn’t meddling even more in …

Posted April 2nd, 2013

Kristol’s Bizarre History Lesson

There’s a lot wrong with this Bill Kristol article, but this line …

Posted March 18th, 2013

2006 and 2014: Comparing Sixth-Year Elections

Kevin Drum looks ahead to the 2014 election and falls into the …

Posted December 11th, 2012

Humility Is Not Enough: Towards a Better Conservative Foreign Policy

James Joyner calls for returning to what then-Gov. Bush called a “humble …

Posted November 19th, 2012

Why Have There Been No Recent Primary Challenges to Incumbent Presidents?

Doug Mataconis wonders why there haven’t been more ideological insurgencies against sitting …

Posted November 19th, 2012

The Odd Case of the Undecided Fiscal Conservative/Social Liberal

The undecided voters quoted in this James Fallows post don’t have very …

Posted October 13th, 2012

Why Romney Wouldn’t Be the Republicans’ Bill Clinton

Rod Dreher comments: Maybe — maybe — Romney has within himself the …

Posted October 7th, 2012

A Fantasy Speech to Attack a Fantasy Record

Bret Stephens wants Mitt Romney to give a terrible foreign policy speech. …

Posted September 24th, 2012

Foreign Policy Views Don’t Change That Much Between Campaigning and Being in Power

John Judis makes a good observation in his article on Romney’s foreign …

Posted September 11th, 2012

The Clinton Speech and the “Campaign of Ideas”

Scott Galupo identifies the main strength of Bill Clinton’s convention speech: But …

Posted September 6th, 2012

Why Romney No Longer Cares About “the Weeds” of Policy Detail

Bill Kristol laments that Romney isn’t Bill Clinton: The Romney campaign will …

Posted July 5th, 2012