Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ryanmania”

The Failure of Ryanmania

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

Posted December 2nd, 2012

Where Will Ryan Go?

Politico reports on the possible future for Paul Ryan in the event …

Posted November 4th, 2012

The Fantasy of a “Fiscal Cheney”

Mark Leibovich describes the idea (via Sullivan): Ryan told me that he …

Posted October 16th, 2012

The Ryan Pick Really Was an Election Gimmick

The Post reports on dissatisfaction on the right with the way Paul …

Posted September 25th, 2012

A Campaign and a Party About (Mostly) Nothing

Noah Millman sees a national swing towards the Democrats, and the reason …

Posted September 21st, 2012

Where Will the GOP Go If It Loses 2012? (II)

The David Frum video that Rod cited is a perfect example of …

Posted September 20th, 2012

Does Ryanmania Have a Future?

Joan Walsh observes: There’s not much of a national market for used …

Posted September 19th, 2012

The Clinton Speech and the “Campaign of Ideas”

Scott Galupo identifies the main strength of Bill Clinton’s convention speech: But …

Posted September 6th, 2012

This Is Not the Ryan Effect You Are Looking For

Pew’s new survey includes some bad news for Ryanmaniacs: The report notes …

Posted August 21st, 2012

“Big Ideas” and the Ryan Effect

Fred Barnes enthuses about “the Ryan Effect”: Never before has a vice …

Posted August 21st, 2012

Bad History That Keeps Getting Worse

Michael Barone compounds Paul Ryan’s sloppy historical interpretation with more of his …

Posted August 20th, 2012

The “Young Voters for Ryan” Fantasy

Bill Kristol said this on FoxNews Sunday: So there are a lot …

Posted August 20th, 2012

Could Romney-Ryan Resemble Obama 2008?

Bill Kristol’s Ryanmania cannot be contained: But perhaps the most important effect …

Posted August 19th, 2012

Paul Ryan, Team Player

Dave Weigel tries to explain why Ryan gets a free pass for …

Posted August 11th, 2012

Paul Ryan and Credibility

Rod comments on the Ryan pick: There is no figure on the …

Posted August 11th, 2012

Not As Smart As It Looks

Scott McConnell gets a bit carried away by the Paul Ryan news: …

Posted August 11th, 2012

The Triumph of Ryanmania

A bold, if unsurprising, choice

Posted August 11th, 2012