Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Rod Dreher”

Why Warren Shouldn’t Run

It would probably be a better use of Warren’s time to concentrate on her role in the Senate.

Posted December 16th, 2014

The American Conservative: Realism and Reform

Promoting the cause of restraint and peace.

Posted September 12th, 2014

The Old and New Exceptionalisms Revisited

Rod Dreher recently pointed out a new Pew survey on Americans’ views …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Ukraine Isn’t a “Prize,” And No One Is “Winning” Anything

Rod Dreher asks in the wake of Assistant Secretary Nuland’s leaked phone …

Posted February 10th, 2014

Sen. Tom Coburn Retires

Last week, Sen. Tom Coburn announced that he is retiring from the …

Posted January 20th, 2014

1914 and “Rhyming” History

I was interested to read the Margaret MacMillan essay Rod Dreher linked …

Posted December 16th, 2013

When Primary Challenges Don’t Make Sense

Rod Dreher marvels at movement conservative enthusiasm for primary challenges in 2014: …

Posted October 25th, 2013

The GOP Blithely Blunders On

As Rod Dreher notes, the public strongly disapproves of Congressional Republicans’ recent …

Posted October 7th, 2013

It Still Makes No Sense for the U.S. to Attack Syria

Rod notes that the Post editors want the U.S. to start attacking …

Posted August 22nd, 2013

Shame and Patriotism

Rod Dreher describes an unusual encounter with an Iranian man in the …

Posted June 9th, 2013

The GOP’s “McCain Phase”

It’s useful in some ways to think of the Iraq war as …

Posted March 14th, 2013

The Verdict of Battle and the “Right Side” of History

James Whitman says something in The Verdict of Battle that is related …

Posted March 11th, 2013

Why Were “Radicals” Right on Iraq?

Whatever their faults, they knew better than to trust the government.

Posted March 5th, 2013

The Republican Leadership Deficit

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

Posted February 26th, 2013

On Being “Mainstream” and Foreign Policy Groupthink

I appreciated Rod’s continuation of the discussion of Hagel and his record. …

Posted January 10th, 2013

The Attempted Borking of Chuck Hagel

Rod quotes from Andrew Cohen’s reflection on the effect of the Bork …

Posted December 19th, 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