Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Rick Santorum”

Cruz Joins the Surrender Caucus

Cruz somehow managed to make himself even less likable than Santorum.

Posted May 3rd, 2016

What to Expect from Today’s Elections

Trump appears to be on track for at least three more wins.

Posted March 15th, 2016

Rubio’s Accomplishments in the Senate

Santorum couldn’t come up with anything because there aren’t any accomplishments to be named.

Posted February 4th, 2016

Santorum Endorses Rubio

Santorum is confident that Rubio is just as ideological and dangerous on foreign policy as he is.

Posted February 4th, 2016

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

Santorum’s 2016 Flop

Santorum’s obsession with pushing hard-line foreign policy views is one of his great electoral weaknesses.

Posted December 22nd, 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

Rubio the Inflexible Hawk

When it comes to foreign policy, Rubio has no flexibility at all.

Posted November 23rd, 2015

Previewing the Fourth Set of Republican Debates

Having fewer candidates on stage can only improve things.

Posted November 10th, 2015

The 2016 Field and the Weakness of the “Establishment” Candidates

The “outsiders” are dominating the field in the way that an “establishment” candidate usually does.

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

Previewing the First Republican Debates

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

Posted August 6th, 2015

Iran Hawks and the Persistent “Martyr-State” Lie

Voters should understand that candidates that promote the “martyr-state” myth are seeking to deceive them.

Posted July 27th, 2015

The GOP’s Debate Conundrum (III)

Roughly half of the candidates are running entirely pointless campaigns.

Posted June 2nd, 2015

Four More Pointless Campaigns Are About to Begin

The effect of these minor candidacies will be to bleed off support from the others at the margins.

Posted May 26th, 2015