Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jonathan Chait”

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