Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marco Rubio”

Rubio’s Ignorant Fear-mongering on the Nuclear Deal

Denouncing the JCPOA as the “21st century equivalent to Munich” is just about the crudest, most ignorant fear-mongering conceivable.

Posted October 14th, 2017

Trump Gives Rubio Free Rein on Venezuela Policy

Heavy-handed, meddlesome tactics of the sort favored by Rubio are exactly what that unfortunate country and its political opposition don’t need now

Posted July 31st, 2017

The Nuclear Deal Saboteurs Are Back

Tillerson should ignore the senators’ letter.

Posted July 12th, 2017

Rubio’s Grandstanding on Tillerson

Rubio’s grandstanding about “moral clarity” is all the more absurd when we remember that he has long been a supporter of the disgraceful U.S.-backed war on Yemen.

Posted January 23rd, 2017

Tillerson’s Underwhelming Performance

If Tillerson thinks the U.S. should have armed Ukraine in 2014, that doesn’t reflect well on his judgment.

Posted January 11th, 2017

Endangered Hawk Watch

As expected, Kirk and Johnson appear to be heading to defeat next week.

Posted November 2nd, 2016

The Perpetually Overrated Rubio

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

Posted October 19th, 2016

The Rubio Mirage Won’t Go Away

Rubio is a senator with no significant accomplishments to his name.

Posted October 18th, 2016

The Florida Senate Race and Rubio’s Obvious Presidential Ambitions

Rubio will be lucky to keep the job that he claimed not to want anymore.

Posted June 29th, 2016

Rubio’s Running Again

Rubio will have a hard time defending his record of neglecting his job.

Posted June 22nd, 2016

The GOP’s Florida Senate Woes

Republican leaders have managed to create a worst-case scenario for their side of the Florida Senate race.

Posted June 6th, 2016

Rubio’s ‘True Character’

Rubio’s “true character” was always on display for anyone that wanted to see it.

Posted May 27th, 2016

The Odd Idea of a Trump-Rubio Ticket

For one thing, Rubio represents everything about the GOP that the average Trump supporter can’t stand about the party.

Posted May 12th, 2016

Why Did Trump Become the Nominee?

If Trump has been able to draw supporters from both sides of the GOP, it isn’t just because they aren’t very principled or driven by resentments against other candidates.

Posted May 12th, 2016

The RNC Pledge and Rubio’s End

Rubio’s predicament stems from his decision to make two mutually exclusive promises over the course of the campaign.

Posted May 10th, 2016

Why #NeverTrump Failed

The core problem for the #NeverTrump cause is that there simply aren’t that many die-hard anti-Trump Republicans available.

Posted April 27th, 2016

How the GOP Ended Up with Too Many 2016 Candidates

Movement conservatives have an odd habit of trying to promote new political talent too quickly.

Posted April 14th, 2016