Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Ted Cruz”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What Scottish independence would (and wouldn’t) mean. Angus Roxburgh reflects on what …

Posted September 12th, 2014

Cruz, Israel, and In Defense of Christians

Cruz’s behavior was unnecessary, needlessly provocative, and an embarrassment to his voters.

Posted September 12th, 2014

“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Cruz’s Outdated and Cynical Foreign Policy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