Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jeb Bush”

Jeb Bush Defends Our Bankrupt Cuba Policy to the End

Bush will support failed, hard-line policies to the bitter end.

Posted December 17th, 2014

Bush Is Weaker Than He Appears

The “electability” argument on which the case for Jeb Bush depends falls apart on closer inspection.

Posted December 16th, 2014

The Bushes Just Won’t Go Away

Nothing conveys a message of staleness and intellectual bankruptcy like yet another Bush dynasty revival.

Posted December 16th, 2014

Jeb Bush and Foreign Policy (II)

Like many relative moderates, Bush overcompensates for his “centrism” on domestic policy by endorsing failed and confrontational policies abroad.

Posted December 15th, 2014

Jeb Bush and Our Bankrupt Cuba Policy

When faced with policy failure, he urges more of the same.

Posted December 3rd, 2014

Jeb Bush’s Victory Plan

Bushes can certainly win the Republican nomination, but they have to do it by getting primary voters to forget that they are Bushes.

Posted December 2nd, 2014

Jeb Bush and Foreign Policy

The country was already badly misled once by crediting a younger Bush with following in the foreign policy tradition of his father.

Posted November 19th, 2014

Previewing the Possible 2016 Republican Presidential Field

The 2016 Republican seems set up to be mostly filled with governors and ex-governors.

Posted November 10th, 2014

The Jeb Bush Fantasy

Even in Florida there is not much support for Jeb Bush’s pursuit of the presidency.

Posted October 6th, 2014

How To Destroy Republican Realism

The Financial Times has published a reasonably fair editorial on Republican foreign …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Yes, We Can Write Off Santorum As a Future Candidate (II)

Quin Hillyer wonders why so few people take Rick Santorum seriously as …

Posted May 19th, 2014

Jeb Bush and “Purity Tests”

Jeb Bush is already confirming for us why he isn’t going to …

Posted April 7th, 2014

The GOP and Israel

Scott McConnell concludes that Jeb Bush has learned nothing from his brother’s …

Posted April 3rd, 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

Why Jeb Bush Still Won’t Be the Next Republican Nominee

Jim Antle contemplates what a Jeb Bush presidential bid would represent: Alas, …

Posted March 31st, 2014

Why Jeb Bush Isn’t Going To Be the Next Republican Nominee

Damon Linker despairs: Because it’s beginning to dawn on me that Jeb …

Posted February 5th, 2014

The Fruitless Search for a Republican “White Knight” in 2012

It seems that the 2012 Republican fantasy candidate obsession was not limited …

Posted November 1st, 2013