Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jonathan Bernstein”

The Enthusiasm Gap and Senate Control

The 2014 election is shaping up to be an election mostly about nothing.

Posted October 21st, 2014

The Virtue of a Prolonged Nomination Battle

In an open nomination contest for the party that has been out of power for eight years, a prolonged nomination battle can be energizing and valuable.

Posted October 8th, 2014

Graham vs. Rubio

Rubio is being built up as the Great Hawkish Hope.

Posted October 7th, 2014

The RNC Primary Schedule Change and 2016

The RNC has voted to change its primary schedule and move the …

Posted January 24th, 2014

How Opportunists Give Ambition a Bad Name

Paul Waldman wonders why opportunists and technocrats are often seen as inferior …

Posted January 21st, 2014

Sen. Tom Coburn Retires

Last week, Sen. Tom Coburn announced that he is retiring from the …

Posted January 20th, 2014

Ted Cruz’s Debacle

Jonathan Bernstein considers what the pointless shutdown fight has done to Ted …

Posted October 11th, 2013

Even “Limited” Strikes Are a Kind of War

Jonathan Bernstein argues that there should be a different vocabulary to talk …

Posted September 17th, 2013

Rubio Isn’t Doomed, But He Is Wounded

Jonathan Bernstein is half-right in this post about Rubio and immigration: But …

Posted August 7th, 2013

Haass and the “Departure from History”

Jonathan Bernstein objects to Richard Haass’ domestic policy agenda: In other words: …

Posted June 24th, 2013

The Republicans’ Real Primary Problem

Richard Cohen misunderstands the Republican nomination process: Cohen’s Law goes like this: …

Posted March 26th, 2013

What the “Friends of Hamas” Episode Means

Jonathan Bernstein sees the “Friends of Hamas” nonsense and how quickly it …

Posted February 20th, 2013

The Triviality of Ted Cruz

Jonathan Bernstein comments on the movement conservative enthusiasm for Ted Cruz’s treatment …

Posted February 7th, 2013

Pawlenty Was Never Going Anywhere

Jill Lawrence repeats one of my least favorite claims about the 2012 …

Posted December 5th, 2012

Does the GOP Have a “Libertarian Problem”? Not Really

Jonathan Bernstein makes a good observation in response to the claim that …

Posted November 16th, 2012

Republican Fantasy Candidates Did the Right Thing by Staying Out

Ross Douthat reconsiders Romney’s candidacy and the possible alternatives to it: None …

Posted November 13th, 2012

The Romney Plateau

Rod looks at the most recent Gallup poll and asks: What’s going …

Posted October 30th, 2012