Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Theresa May”

Trump’s Obnoxious Meddling in Britain

It is a measure of how deeply loathed he is in the U.K. that Trump’s embrace of Johnson and his criticism of May are likely to doom Johnson’s prospects and bolster support for the prime minister.

Posted July 12th, 2018

Boris Johnson Leaves Again

Both May and the U.K. are running out of time to secure an agreement to salvage something from the shambles that her government has made of this process.

Posted July 9th, 2018

Britain Debates the Illegal Attack on Syria

There is no popular appetite in Britain for attacking Syria’s government.

Posted April 12th, 2018

Britain’s Decision to Host Mohammed bin Salman Is Misguided

May’s willingness to host MbS is an embarrassment for Britain.

Posted March 1st, 2018

May’s Exit Is Long Overdue

Her refusal to leave and her party’s refusal to remove her have left them in the absurd position they are in now.

Posted February 1st, 2018

May’s Dysfunctional and Ridiculous Government

Johnson’s resignation won’t solve all of the problems with May’s dysfunctional government, but it would be a good start.

Posted November 7th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The awful legacy of the burn pits. Kelley Vlahos reports on Delay, …

Posted October 13th, 2017

It’s Time for May to Go

May should have already resigned before now.

Posted October 4th, 2017

The Atrocious War on Yemen Must Be Ended

Global intervention against Yemen is what has brought the country to its terrible condition.

Posted September 11th, 2017

Johnson’s Clownish Tenure as Foreign Secretary

The reviews for Johnson are in, and they’re very negative.

Posted August 29th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Los Alamos nuclear fiasco. Kelley Vlahos reports on the dangers of …

Posted July 14th, 2017

Why May Should Go

May is finished politically, and the Conservatives should replace her sooner rather than later.

Posted July 12th, 2017

Another Debacle for May

Debacles of this kind are becoming more and more ordinary under May’s leadership.

Posted June 21st, 2017

The Tories Are in a Bind with May

Perversely, her own weakness protects her from immediate removal by her party.

Posted June 12th, 2017

May’s Time Is Almost Up

It is a testament to how badly May failed that she has left her party in such a bad state that it can’t risk ousting her right away for fear of losing the next election.

Posted June 10th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Theresa May’s strategy explodes in her face. Michael Brendan Dougherty considers the …

Posted June 9th, 2017

May’s Costly Gamble

The U.K. and the Conservative Party would both be well-served by her speedy departure.

Posted June 8th, 2017