Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Marco Rubio”

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

Where Will the GOP Go After Trump?

After a Trump loss, the “back to Bushism” impulse will be even stronger than it was four years ago.

Posted March 31st, 2016

How Trump Won Florida

Trump’s Florida victory was the most impressive and comprehensive of the night.

Posted March 15th, 2016

Kasich Wins Ohio, Rubio Quits

Kasich is now the strongest competition for Trump among somewhat conservative and moderate Republican voters.

Posted March 15th, 2016

The End of the Road for Rubio

Rubio’s loss in Florida probably signals the end of his national political career.

Posted March 15th, 2016

The Differences Between Kasich and Rubio

Almost half of Republican primary voters in Rubio’s state don’t think he’s ready to be president.

Posted March 14th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Lessons from the Bergdahl affair. Kelley Vlahos reports on the podcast Serial …

Posted March 11th, 2016