Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Paul Ryan”

Speaker Ryan and the Absurd Debate Over a New AUMF

We are regularly reminded of how irrelevant Congress has become to the process of deciding how and whether the U.S. should go to war.

Posted January 7th, 2016

Previewing the Possible 2016 Republican Presidential Field

The 2016 Republican seems set up to be mostly filled with governors and ex-governors.

Posted November 10th, 2014

Ryan Is Obviously Not a Dove

Paul Ryan gave a speech today at the Center for a New …

Posted June 11th, 2014

The House GOP’s Immigration Folly (II)

Dave Weigel explains why Boehner’s recent comments don’t mean that the House …

Posted February 7th, 2014

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

Republicans Have No “Policy Advantage” in the Shutdown Fight

Seth Mandel faults Paul Ryan’s new op-ed for changing the subject from …

Posted October 9th, 2013

The “Unbearably Obnoxious” and Well-Liked Chris Christie

Jonathan Chait gets the politics of a possible Christie presidential bid backwards: …

Posted August 9th, 2013

Neoconservatism and 2016

Michael Tomasky comments on Liz Cheney’s political prospects, and he says something …

Posted July 18th, 2013

The Republicans’ Real Primary Problem

Richard Cohen misunderstands the Republican nomination process: Cohen’s Law goes like this: …

Posted March 26th, 2013

The Republican Leadership Deficit

Ryan Lizza profiled Rep. Eric Cantor, and described his assessment of GOP …

Posted February 26th, 2013

Rubio and the Politics of Immigration (II)

Jennifer Rubin marvels that pro-immigration conservatives and opportunists have jumped on the …

Posted January 25th, 2013

Paul Ryan, Team Player

Jonathan Tobin describes the possible rivalry between Paul Ryan and Rand Paul …

Posted January 23rd, 2013

Everyone Runs As An Outsider Especially When It Isn’t True

Peter Beinart sees an advantage for Republicans in their recent intra-party squabbles: …

Posted January 7th, 2013

The “Republican Glasnost”

Richard Yeselson noted a significant problem with David Brooks’ description of a …

Posted December 9th, 2012

The Influence of Rubio and Ryan in the GOP

Politico reports on the influence of Rubio and Ryan: In the next …

Posted December 4th, 2012

The Failure of Ryanmania

Paul Rahe ponders what went wrong in the election. Mostly, he concludes …

Posted December 2nd, 2012

Romney/Ryan and the “Social Truce” That Wasn’t

Molly Ball reports on the conservative mood at an event hosted by …

Posted November 30th, 2012