Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Michael Gerson”

The Uses and Abuses of Reagan

Michael Gerson makes a silly claim: Over the past few years, Reagan’s …

Posted March 11th, 2014

Gerson and Hawkish Distortions of Reality

There is a lot wrong with Gerson’s column today, but this line …

Posted March 7th, 2014

Christian Persecution and Regime Change

Michael Gerson is unhappy that democracy promotion gets some of the blame …

Posted December 27th, 2013

A Desperate and Alarmist Argument for Passing the Syria Resolution

Michael Gerson’s argument for supporting the Syria resolution is characteristically terrible: Legislators …

Posted September 5th, 2013

Conservatives and National Service

Michael Gerson lauds the idea of national service: The conservative instinct — …

Posted June 24th, 2013

The U.S. Isn’t Very “Invested” in Syria’s Conflict, and That’s a Good Thing

Michael Gerson overstates his case on Syria, but inadvertently says something true …

Posted June 4th, 2013

Under Pressure

Perhaps Michael Gerson is trying to be funny: I’ll leave it to …

Posted April 25th, 2013

On Avoiding Future Military Interventions

Michael Gerson assumes that a hyperactive foreign policy is unavoidable for the …

Posted March 19th, 2013

Movement Conservative Reactions to Paul’s Filibuster

Jim Antle reviews the reactions on the right to Rand Paul’s filibuster …

Posted March 12th, 2013

The Outlines of Republican Foreign Policy Reform

As part of their review of what ails the Republican Party and …

Posted February 21st, 2013

Rubio and the Politics of Immigration (III)

Michael Gerson gives Rubio undeserved credit for political risk-taking on immigration: Rubio …

Posted January 30th, 2013

The Race to Assign Blame for Romney’s Loss Has Already Begun

Michael concludes his recent post with a prediction: Failure is an orphan, …

Posted September 25th, 2012

Why Are Republicans No Longer Competitive in New Mexico? The Failures of the Bush Era

Michael Gerson’s lament over Republican weakness in New Mexico misses something: Yet …

Posted September 25th, 2012

Lieberman Is a “Party of One” For a Reason

Michael Gerson has written the latest lament for Joe Lieberman, the “party …

Posted September 4th, 2012

Speaking of Self-Confident and Insular Elites…

Michael Gerson writes: It is the recurring temptation of self-confident, insular elites …

Posted August 14th, 2012

Gerson and Kristof’s Mindless Pleas for Intervention

Michael Gerson writes: But the war on terrorism does not exhaust America’s …

Posted August 9th, 2012

Gerson’s 2007 Immigration Bill Myth

Michael Gerson engages in some myth-making on immigration: Considered individually, these messages …

Posted June 28th, 2012