Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Jonathan Tobin”

The Latest Attack on the Nuclear Deal Is Untrue (As Usual)

This is just the latest in a long string of false charges that should be dismissed as such.

Posted September 2nd, 2016

How the Anti-Trump Republicans Keep Losing

If there were a consensus on what the “right thing for the party” was, there wouldn’t still be five non-Trump candidates in the race.

Posted February 19th, 2016

Jeb Bush and the Baker Panic

There is absolutely no reason to think that Bush is inclined toward realist views.

Posted March 20th, 2015

Christie’s Lacking Foreign Policy

Christie doesn’t seem to have much interest in or familiarity with these issues.

Posted December 30th, 2014

Cruz’s Problems Inside the GOP Go Beyond the “Establishment”

Large numbers of party actors deeply dislike Cruz for reasons that go beyond policy disagreements.

Posted December 11th, 2014

Why No One Should Still Be a Neocon (II)

Jonathan Tobin picks up on a questionable argument about Game of Thrones …

Posted April 9th, 2014

Absurd Arguments About “Credibility” and the “Reset”

Jonathan Tobin repeats a commonplace bit of nonsense: Lack of credibility in …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

Pax Iranica! Egypt Is Lost! It Must Be Exhausting To Be a Hard-liner

Two different articles illustrate very nicely what Dan Drezner identified as the …

Posted December 17th, 2013

Huckabee and the Fear of Republican Populism

Jonathan Tobin wonders why the Club for Growth is already sniping at …

Posted December 17th, 2013

An Even More Ridiculous Munich Comparison

Jonathan Tobin makes another ignorant Geneva/Munich comparison, and adds this bit of …

Posted November 27th, 2013

The Panic Over a U.S. Syria “Loss”

Jonathan Tobin is very confused: The guiding principle of Russian foreign policy …

Posted September 17th, 2013

Yes, We Can “Write Off” Santorum As a Future Candidate

Jonathan Tobin thinks Santorum shouldn’t be dismissed so easily as a competitive …

Posted August 9th, 2013

Christie’s Failed Fear-mongering

Jonathan Tobin is annoyed that some prominent conservatives have objected Christie’s national …

Posted August 7th, 2013

The Panic of Republican Hawks

I’m not sure why, but some Republican hawks are panicking about their …

Posted July 19th, 2013

We Have No “Rooting” Interest in Iranian Elections

Jonathan Tobin projects the failings of Iran hawks onto others: Like the …

Posted April 4th, 2013

Paul Ryan, Team Player

Jonathan Tobin describes the possible rivalry between Paul Ryan and Rand Paul …

Posted January 23rd, 2013

Is Cruz an “Isolationist”?

Jonathan Tobin comments on the hype surrounding Ted Cruz, and makes an …

Posted December 3rd, 2012