Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Noah Millman”

First 2016 Presidential Debate Preview

It will mostly be an exercise in avoiding self-inflicted wounds.

Posted September 26th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Kirchick’s coup fantasies. Noah Millman ridicules an American coup fantasist. As a …

Posted July 22nd, 2016

The 2016 Candidates and Our Warped Foreign Policy Debate

If there is a domestic attack or a foreign conflict, the impulse is to respond to it by inflicting death and destruction on some other part of the world.

Posted July 7th, 2016

The Blindness of ‘Centrists’

The conceit that the “centrist” position is the moderate and pluralistic one is useful for justifying their unconcealed contempt for the voters.

Posted July 5th, 2016

The Tory Leadership Race

The race to succeed David Cameron as Conservative leader took a strange and unexpected turn.

Posted June 30th, 2016

Will the EU Learn Anything from a ‘Brexit’ Vote?

EU leaders will almost certainly greet a “Brexit” vote with dismay, anger, and increased contempt for voters.

Posted June 22nd, 2016

The Real Danger in 2016

The real danger this year is that Clinton will mistake a landslide victory for a “mandate” to do whatever she wants.

Posted May 2nd, 2016

Why I Won’t Miss Obama

Obama has tossed aside the last few restrictions that theoretically limited presidential war-making.

Posted March 14th, 2016

The Decline and Fall of Rubio

The idea that Rubio would succeed in his long-shot bid for the nomination was always a fantasy.

Posted March 6th, 2016

The Many Weaknesses of the Rubio Campaign

Rubio’s campaign has never been in control of its own destiny.

Posted February 25th, 2016

Trump and Blue-State Republicans

Trump is already occupying most of the the political space that the relative moderate front-runner normally fills.

Posted February 22nd, 2016

The Republican John Edwards

Both the Edwards and Rubio arguments are exceedingly superficial, and so are the candidates that make them.

Posted February 9th, 2016

Rejecting the Elite Consensus

The leaders of the major parties now face a reckoning for their neglect of and poorly-hidden contempt for their voters.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Why the Anti-Trump Candidates Fail

They wrongly assume that they have the luxury of knocking off their non-Trump rivals first.

Posted January 25th, 2016

The Republican SOTU Response

One thing that Haley unfortunately had in common with Trump and Cruz is opposition to the nuclear deal with Iran.

Posted January 13th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The man on the operating table. Andrew Quilty reports on the U.S. …

Posted December 11th, 2015

Nationalists vs. Globalists in the GOP Foreign Policy Debate

A Trump or Cruz foreign policy would still be a very meddlesome one, but it would probably meddle in fewer places and for different reasons than Rubio’s.

Posted December 3rd, 2015