Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bill Kristol”

The Risible Anti-Trump Protest Effort

Critics are simply acknowledging how pointless the anti-Trump Republican protest effort has become.

Posted June 1st, 2016

Kristol and the Anti-Trump Protest Campaign

Nothing could be more “old and tired” than trying to create a splinter faction devoted to unreconstructed Bushism.

Posted May 23rd, 2016

Anti-Trump Republicans Can’t Find a Candidate

The idea doesn’t make any sense, and it almost certainly spells the end of the political career of any Republican who agrees to do it.

Posted May 16th, 2016

The Anti-Trump ‘Plan’ for a Huge Democratic Victory

The candidate drafted to run in an anti-Trump independent campaign would have a thankless task.

Posted March 21st, 2016

The Encouraging Cluelessness of Hard-liners

Fortunately, the hard-liners’ stunts keep backfiring on them.

Posted March 13th, 2015

The Folly of Siding with Netanyahu

If Republican hawks were wise, they wouldn’t be supporting Netanyahu’s stunt.

Posted January 29th, 2015

What Not to Do on Iran

The dangers of hawkish proposals that would ratchet up tensions in the region and make a new armed conflict more likely

Posted December 1st, 2014

Blaming America For Things The U.S. Hasn’t Done

Bill Kristol thinks everything in the world is America’s fault except for …

Posted February 21st, 2014

Kristol’s Impossible Tasks

Bill Kristol gives Republicans two impossible tasks: Of course Republicans can’t just …

Posted November 7th, 2013

The Things Netanyahu “Knows” Aren’t True

Bill Kristol and Michael Makovsky gush over Netanyahu’s keen insights: But he …

Posted October 4th, 2013

The GOP’s Misinformation Problem in Action (II)

Bill Kristol’s advice to the GOP today is a good example of …

Posted October 2nd, 2013

Israel Wouldn’t Benefit from Attacking Iran

Bill Kristol’s call for an Israeli attack on Iran is as bad …

Posted September 20th, 2013

Kristol’s Bizarre History Lesson

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

Posted March 18th, 2013

Movement Conservative Reactions to Paul’s Filibuster

Jim Antle reviews the reactions on the right to Rand Paul’s filibuster …

Posted March 12th, 2013

Unmerited Self-Congratulation Is a Recipe for Continued Republican Failure

Bill Kristol should be joking here, but unfortunately he isn’t: Republicans can …

Posted January 19th, 2013

Neoconservatives Aren’t “Underground,” They’re Waiting in the Wings

Matt Steinglass made an important observation after Monday’s foreign policy debate: Does …

Posted October 25th, 2012

Romney Doesn’t and Can’t “Speak for America” on Foreign Policy

Bill Kristol comments on the foreign policy debate in typical fashion: It’s …

Posted October 22nd, 2012