Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mitt Romney”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Nixon Doctrine, polycentrism, and “credibility.” Mark Safranski recounts the creation of …

Posted July 11th, 2014

No, There Won’t Be a Romney “Comeback”

Emil Henry asks some ridiculous questions: Will Romney be different from these …

Posted July 3rd, 2014

Yes, We Can Write Off Santorum As a Future Candidate (II)

Quin Hillyer wonders why so few people take Rick Santorum seriously as …

Posted May 19th, 2014

Interventionism and Ignorance (III)

Greg Scoblete responds to Charles Lane’s celebration of hawkish ignorance: Understanding a …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Romney Wasn’t “Churchill-Like” on Russia, He Was Thoroughly Ignorant

Robert O’Brien drones on about Churchill for a while, and then makes …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Thank Goodness Romney Isn’t President

The failed presidential candidate still manages to get Russia exactly backwards.

Posted March 17th, 2014

Changing the Primary Schedule Misses the Point

Josh Kraushaar reports that some Republican strategists doubt that a compressed primary …

Posted January 27th, 2014

Romney the Unlikely Pessimist (II)

I watched the Romney documentary over the weekend, and I was struck …

Posted January 27th, 2014

The RNC Primary Schedule Change and 2016

The RNC has voted to change its primary schedule and move the …

Posted January 24th, 2014

How Opportunists Give Ambition a Bad Name

Paul Waldman wonders why opportunists and technocrats are often seen as inferior …

Posted January 21st, 2014

Romney the Unlikely Pessimist

Byron York reviews the campaign documentary Mitt, and he emphasizes the evidence …

Posted January 20th, 2014

What Christie Gets Wrong About the GOP

Chris Christie is confused: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), in a …

Posted December 13th, 2013

Can Christie Be Stopped?

Ross Douthat wonders who there is on the Republican side capable of …

Posted November 6th, 2013

The Hawkish Delusions Behind Bolton’s PAC

John Bolton is reportedly forming a PAC to try to get more …

Posted November 4th, 2013

The Fruitless Search for a Republican “White Knight” in 2012

It seems that the 2012 Republican fantasy candidate obsession was not limited …

Posted November 1st, 2013

The GOP Should Rid Itself of Santorum’s “Strong” Foreign Policy

George Will feels compelled to talk to Rick Santorum: With disarmingly cheerful …

Posted October 26th, 2013

Highlander Doesn’t Explain the Republican Party

Marin Cogan’s description of intra-party Republican feuding misses the mark: GOP strategist …

Posted October 25th, 2013