Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Hillary Clinton”

The Strange Idea of a Romney Protest Candidacy

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

Posted May 4th, 2016

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.

Posted May 3rd, 2016

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.

Posted May 2nd, 2016

Clinton and the Immorality of ‘Get Caught Trying’ Foreign Policy

If we strip away the euphemisms and the neutral language, we can see just how immoral the “get caught trying” approach really is.

Posted April 25th, 2016

Clinton’s Consistently Bad Foreign Policy Judgment

Clinton can be counted on to endorse the more aggressive option available.

Posted April 21st, 2016

Clinton’s Reliably Bad Foreign Policy

Clinton may be the most consistently hawkish Democratic nominee since Lyndon Johnson.

Posted April 12th, 2016

The Ryan Fantasy

If Ryan is angling for the White House at all, it would have to be for a future election cycle.

Posted April 12th, 2016

What Do Our Presidential Candidates Know About Foreign Policy?

A few more foreign policy questions for the candidates.

Posted April 11th, 2016

The Candidates Pander at AIPAC

Cruz and Trump put on the typical pandering display one expects from candidates at AIPAC.

Posted March 22nd, 2016

The Weaknesses of a Clinton-Warren Ticket

By comparison with Sanders, Warren doesn’t appear to know very much about foreign policy at all.

Posted March 14th, 2016

‘Credibility’ and Clinton’s Poor Foreign Policy Judgment

Clinton holds a very conventional and wrongheaded view of the “necessity” of following through on threats.

Posted March 10th, 2016

Trump’s Missing Foreign Policy Advisers

This may not be a major problem at the moment, it will become one if it continues to fester.

Posted March 9th, 2016

Michigan and Mississippi Results

Kasich’s campaign is still alive and Rubio’s is finished.

Posted March 8th, 2016

The Eleventh Republican Debate

Most of the debate was a clownish, embarrassing affair.

Posted March 4th, 2016

Clinton’s Libyan War and the Delusions of Interventionists

Our officials shouldn’t “want to believe” the self-serving propaganda of spokesmen for a foreign insurgency.

Posted February 29th, 2016

The Dubious Case for Rubio’s Electability

Like most other positive claims about Rubio, the idea that he is the best-suited for the general election is rarely put under close scrutiny.

Posted February 16th, 2016

Rubio’s Bad Foreign Policy Judgment

Like Clinton, he invokes his foreign policy record as if it were something to be proud of, but in the eyes of many Republicans it is exactly the opposite.

Posted February 11th, 2016