Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “George Will”

George Will and the Iraq War Dead-Enders

The people that have to explain themselves are the Iraq war hawks that continue to spread falsehoods about that war to defend an indefensible policy.

Posted November 14th, 2014

The U.S. Lost the Iraq War

The U.S. lost the Iraq war by any reasonable definition.

Posted November 14th, 2014

The War Against ISIS and the “Constitutionally Fastidious” Obama

The AUMF debate is supposed to distract us from the president’s claim that he already has the authority to wage the war.

Posted November 13th, 2014

The “Middle Course” of Increased Hawkishness

George Will proposes a “middle course” between Bush and Obama on foreign …

Posted July 30th, 2014

Jeb Bush Is Not the Answer For What Ails the GOP

George Will writes a strange column about Jeb Bush: Republicans cannot be …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

What Should the U.S. Be Doing in Ukraine?

George Will has written a very strange column on Ukraine and U.S. …

Posted February 19th, 2014

The Real Choices on Iran

George Will’s column on Iran gets many things right, but he makes …

Posted December 5th, 2013

The GOP Should Rid Itself of Santorum’s “Strong” Foreign Policy

George Will feels compelled to talk to Rick Santorum: With disarmingly cheerful …

Posted October 26th, 2013

The Illusion of Omnipotence

Jacob Heilbrunn answers Danielle Pletka: I started the review by quoting the …

Posted May 9th, 2013

The Danger of Misreading the Make-up of the Electorate

George Will makes a remark in his column today that isn’t entirely …

Posted November 7th, 2012

Reckless Predictions Are Here Again

For what little it’s worth, my final prediction for the presidential election …

Posted November 5th, 2012

Expecting Fiscal Responsibility from a Republican Administration: The Triumph of Hope Over Experience

George Will tells what should be a joke about Republicans and fiscal …

Posted October 28th, 2012

The So-Called “Semi-McGovern Moment”

George Will reflects on the public mood in connection with the passing …

Posted October 24th, 2012

Better Policies Romney Could Adopt If He Weren’t Romney (II)

George Will is the latest to indulge (however briefly) the fantasy that …

Posted October 2nd, 2012

The Political Weaknesses of Tim “Goldilocks” Pawlenty

David Graham tries making the case for Pawlenty as the “Goldilocks” choice …

Posted August 6th, 2012