Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ted Cruz”

“Instinctive Militarism” and Republican Foreign Policy Reform

Edward Luce offers an optimistic asssessment of the chances for Republican foreign …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Cruz’s Outdated and Cynical Foreign Policy

John Allen Gay comments on Ted Cruz’s recent remarks on foreign policy. …

Posted August 1st, 2014

Cruz’s Latest Stunt

Rosie Gray reports on Ted Cruz’s latest stunt: Cruz said earlier this …

Posted July 25th, 2014

Cruz’s Peculiar Brand of Hawkishness

A.J. Delgado explains that the foreign policy disagreements between Cruz and Paul …

Posted March 20th, 2014

Cruz and the Risible “Martyr-State” Myth

Ted Cruz recycles the “martyr-state” myth in a recent speech at the …

Posted February 28th, 2014

When Primary Challenges Don’t Make Sense

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

Posted October 25th, 2013

Highlander Doesn’t Explain the Republican Party

Marin Cogan’s description of intra-party Republican feuding misses the mark: GOP strategist …

Posted October 25th, 2013

Cruz Redefines Chutzpah

Ted Cruz keeps deluding himself about next year’s election: The single-most damaging …

Posted October 21st, 2013

Small-Government Conservative Self-Sabotage (II)

Dan McCarthy once again spells out how the shutdown gambit–and the attitude …

Posted October 17th, 2013

Learning Lessons From Defeat

Ross Douthat tries to draw a useful lesson from the pointless standoff …

Posted October 17th, 2013

Cruz’s Preposterous Spin

Ted Cruz’s press conference today was as desperate an exercise in spin …

Posted October 16th, 2013

The “Pragmatic” Politics of Subtraction

David Frum wants the GOP to become a rump party: Right now, …

Posted October 15th, 2013

What’s Wrong with Movement Conservatism

Erick Erickson exemplifies the self-deluding movement conservative with this response to the …

Posted October 14th, 2013

Saving Republican Populism From Itself

Ross Douthat wants to preserve the good aspects of Republican populism while …

Posted October 13th, 2013

Heritage Action Ignores Reality

The Wall Street Journal interviews Michael Needham, the president of Heritage Action …

Posted October 12th, 2013

Ted Cruz’s Debacle

Jonathan Bernstein considers what the pointless shutdown fight has done to Ted …

Posted October 11th, 2013

The GOP’s Ongoing Absurd Predicament

Byron York talks to an anonymous House Republican, who explains how House …

Posted October 7th, 2013