Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mike Huckabee”

Rubio’s Bad “Gamble”

Like a mediocre team on the cusp of getting into a wild card game, the Rubio campaign is not in control of its own destiny.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Yemen and Last Night’s Debate

Instead of being completely ignored as it usually is, Yemen was simply used as a prop.

Posted December 16th, 2015

Previewing the Fifth Set of Republican Debates

The most significant disputes among the candidates should be over Syria policy and immigration.

Posted December 15th, 2015

Rubio’s Weak Campaign Organization

Rubio simply isn’t making the same effort in the early states that past winning candidates have made.

Posted December 9th, 2015

Responding to the Paris Attacks

The U.S. and France should be very wary of escalating the war on ISIS.

Posted November 16th, 2015

Previewing the Fourth Set of Republican Debates

Having fewer candidates on stage can only improve things.

Posted November 10th, 2015

The Debates and Republican Foreign Policy

The terrible state of Republican foreign policy was on full display last night.

Posted September 17th, 2015

Previewing the Second Set of Republican Debates

Will moderator Hugh Hewitt’s hawkish instincts lead to more boilerplate rhetoric on foreign policy?

Posted September 16th, 2015

The First Republican Debates

The field is filled with knee-jerk hawks that don’t have a very firm grasp on the issues.

Posted August 7th, 2015

Previewing the First Republican Debates

The debates are sure to be very dispiriting for anyone interested in foreign policy restraint.

Posted August 6th, 2015

Huckabee’s Nuclear Deal Derangement

Huckabee is accusing the administration and supporters of the nuclear deal of abetting a future genocide.

Posted July 27th, 2015

The GOP’s Debate Conundrum (III)

Roughly half of the candidates are running entirely pointless campaigns.

Posted June 2nd, 2015

Huckabee: Let’s Have a Palestinian State Anywhere But Palestine

Huckabee’s version of a two-state solution is bizarre and fanatical.

Posted June 2nd, 2015

Huckabee the Would-Be Conqueror

If Huckabee backed up his rhetoric, he would be committing the U.S. to pursuing an impossible goal through unending war.

Posted May 5th, 2015

Three More Hawks Join the 2016 Race

The new candidates don’t really add anything to debate except to echo what the other candidates are already saying.

Posted May 5th, 2015

Ted Cruz, Factional Candidate

If the goal is to win the nomination, appealing to one faction to the exclusion of everyone else isn’t going to succeed.

Posted April 6th, 2015

Huckabee and Palestine

Huckabee wants Palestinians to have their own country as long as they aren’t in their own country.

Posted February 24th, 2015