Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Rod Dreher”

Trump’s Weakness Revisited

Trump will get rolled in any negotiation he enters into because all that interests him is the appearance of successful deal-making.

Posted September 14th, 2017

Trump’s Reckless Venezuela Bluster

An armed U.S. intervention in Venezuela would be the worst possible response to the country’s serious crisis.

Posted August 14th, 2017

Sessions and the Self-Sabotaging Trump Administration

Other Trump appointees and supporters should take note of all this and get clear of this failing administration before he turns on them next.

Posted July 25th, 2017

Our Inept Iran Hawks

Hawks are notoriously bad at estimating the likely effects of their preferred policies.

Posted July 17th, 2017

Trump’s Firing of Comey

The administration already squandered what little credibility it had months ago.

Posted May 10th, 2017

Victory for The Discredited Status Quo in France

Macron’s agenda is mostly the continuation of the same policies that have generated enormous contempt for France’s political class

Posted April 24th, 2017

The Consequences of Last Night’s Attack

It is inevitable that Syria hawks will now be greatly encouraged to press for a larger intervention, and Trump has demonstrated that he will cave in to demands for “action” very quickly.

Posted April 7th, 2017

Cruz’s ‘Non-Endorsement’

Cruz has burned many more bridges in the party with the show he put on.

Posted July 21st, 2016

Trump and the Failure of the GOP

Trump is millions of Republican voters’ judgment against a party that failed them.

Posted July 20th, 2016

The Failed Coup in Turkey

Military rule would have been no better for Turkey’s political stability in the coming years.

Posted July 18th, 2016

Trump’s Republican Support Continues to Grow

The Republicans committed to stopping Trump at all costs don’t speak for most of the people in their party.

Posted March 22nd, 2016

Republicans Can’t Stand Frauds, Except When They Can

Trump presumably will betray his voters on at least some core issues. Rubio already has.

Posted March 1st, 2016

Who’s Going to Stop Trump?

Support for Trump isn’t limited to just a third of the GOP, but seems to include almost one half of it.

Posted February 19th, 2016

The GOP’s Contempt for Its Own Voters

Trump serves as the vehicle to return the contempt that party elites and strategists have had for his supporters for decades.

Posted February 17th, 2016

The GOP Is Finally Debating Bush-Era Failures

Party and movement leaders have been committed to making excuses and rationalizations for Bush-era failures long after Bush left office.

Posted February 15th, 2016

Trump’s New Hampshire Win

Trump isn’t constrained by the limits of party or movement orthodoxy.

Posted February 10th, 2016

Bush Has Lost, But His Campaign Continues

Jeb Bush’s campaign was always ill-advised.

Posted October 29th, 2015