Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jonathan Bernstein”

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

The Dictatress of the World

Jonathan Bernstein ponders Romney’s “America has not dictated to other nations” statement: …

Posted October 23rd, 2012

Don’t Count on a Comeback for the Challenger

As Rod notes, Ross Douthat maintains that Romney could still recover and …

Posted September 26th, 2012

How Deep Is the Republican “Bench”?

John Sides quotes a reporter’s query (via Bernstein): It seems that plenty …

Posted August 31st, 2012