Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jonathan Chait”

The Perpetually Overrated Rubio

For some reason, Rubio is judged by a very different standard

Posted October 19th, 2016

Truman and Clinton’s Foreign Policy

Truman’s example is not a great one to follow, but it makes sense that Clinton would want to follow it.

Posted May 17th, 2016

No More ‘Moments’ for Rubio

If he were any other candidate, Rubio would be considered a failed also-ran and would be pushed to exit the race sooner rather than later.

Posted March 2nd, 2016

Is a “Fundamental Alteration” in U.S.-Israel Relations Inevitable?

Any changes Obama chooses to make to the relationship probably won’t survive the end of his presidency.

Posted March 19th, 2015

Gaza and Self-Defense

Jonathan Chait explains why the latest Gaza military operation has made him …

Posted July 30th, 2014

We Don’t Need To Hear From Any Iraq War Hawks

Jonathan Chait is partly right here, but his observations are not as …

Posted June 18th, 2014

Christie’s Combativeness Is a Liability

Scott Galupo observes that Christie’s habit of berating easy targets won’t work …

Posted November 6th, 2013

Boehner’s New Offer Promises That Pointless Standoff Will Go On For Weeks

The Hill reports on House Republicans’ new offer: House Republican leaders will …

Posted October 10th, 2013

The “Unbearably Obnoxious” and Well-Liked Chris Christie

Jonathan Chait gets the politics of a possible Christie presidential bid backwards: …

Posted August 9th, 2013

McCain and Republican Foreign Policy

Jonathan Chait is mostly right about John McCain and wrong about the …

Posted May 24th, 2013

Liz Cheney Isn’t Important

Jonathan Chait gets a bit too alarmed by this morning’s boilerplate arguments …

Posted March 29th, 2013

The “Fast” Interventions of the ’90s Weren’t All That Fast

Jonathan Chait’s explanation for why he supported the Iraq war isn’t very …

Posted March 24th, 2013

How Interventions in the ’90s Shaped Views on the Iraq War

Dan Drezner attributes his original support for invading Iraq to U.S. successes …

Posted March 22nd, 2013

Hagel and the Democratic Advantage on National Security

Reihan Salam’s analysis of the Hagel pick gets things half-right: The president …

Posted January 7th, 2013

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

Ryanmania Continues

Jonathan Chait exaggerates the extent of conservative Ryanmania, but not by much: …

Posted August 10th, 2012