Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jeb Bush”

Bush’s Syria Policy Is Still Foolish and Costly

If being the “world’s leader” amounts to much the same thing as being the “world’s policeman” in practice, it makes no difference if a hawkish politician rejects one name in favor of another.

Posted November 23rd, 2015

Jeb Bush Shouldn’t Talk About Quagmires (or Foreign Policy)

Bush wants to get us much deeper into the Syrian conflict now and keep us there for a very long time.

Posted November 17th, 2015

The Fourth Republican Debate

This was Paul’s best debate by far.

Posted November 11th, 2015

Previewing the Fourth Set of Republican Debates

Having fewer candidates on stage can only improve things.

Posted November 10th, 2015

Bush vs. Rubio

As Bush’s candidacy keeps failing, there will be increasing pressure to go after Rubio.

Posted November 10th, 2015

Bush’s Lies About the Nuclear Deal

Everything Bush claims about the nuclear deal is a lie.

Posted November 2nd, 2015

Bush Has Lost, But His Campaign Continues

Jeb Bush’s campaign was always ill-advised.

Posted October 29th, 2015

The Rubio-Bush Quarrel

The Rubio-Bush quarrel is a reminder of how weak and divided the so-called “establishment” candidates are overall.

Posted October 29th, 2015

Previewing the Third Set of Republican Debates

The debates will not be illuminating.

Posted October 28th, 2015

Who’s the Most Hawkish 2016 Candidate?

Trump’s combativeness causes Republican voters to see him as the most hawkish candidate.

Posted October 26th, 2015

No, Rubio Isn’t the Front-Runner

Rubio continues to be judged not by what his campaign is doing or failing to do, but according to an entirely different standard.

Posted October 26th, 2015

Rubio’s Vulnerabilities

Rubio has shown poor political judgment and no political courage.

Posted October 22nd, 2015

Jeb Bush’s Foreign Policy Ignorance and Bluster

Bush has once again drawn attention to his own terrible judgment on foreign policy.

Posted October 21st, 2015

Hawkish Enthusiasm for the Insane “No-Fly Zone” in Syria

Any candidate willing to risk war with Russia for the sake of a Syrian “no-fly zone” is unfit to be president.

Posted October 20th, 2015

The Trump-Bush Fight Over George W. Bush

Trump isn’t a reliable voice of reason on foreign policy, but most of his competitors are even more hopeless and ideological.

Posted October 19th, 2015

Rubio Is Still Overrated By Everyone Except Voters

Rubio wants to commit the U.S. to endless policing of foreign conflicts.

Posted October 16th, 2015

Jeb Bush’s Costly and Dangerous Syria Policy

Even if Bush’s policy “worked,” it would be extraordinarily costly and would gain the U.S. absolutely nothing.

Posted October 13th, 2015