Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “YouGov”

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 Election Gamble Seems to Be Backfiring

If there are no large Tory gains next month, the decision to call the election will go down as another unforced error by a Conservative leader.

Posted May 26th, 2017

‘Brexit’ and the Collapse of Public Trust

When all politicians are distrusted more or less equally, the side that tells you to distrust and/or ignore elite opinion will tend to win more support.

Posted June 16th, 2016

Ryan’s Trump Predicament

Ryan can’t be seen as a leading opponent without risking even more hostility from the bulk of Republicans nationwide.

Posted May 11th, 2016

Who Wins a Trump-Rubio Race?

Given the choice between the favorite of party leaders and donors and the man loathed by almost all of them, most Republicans prefer the latter.

Posted February 29th, 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 Dubious Case for Rubio’s Electability

Like most other positive claims about Rubio, the idea that he is the best-suited for the general election is rarely put under close scrutiny.

Posted February 16th, 2016

Who Is Going to Defeat Trump? (II)

It appears that winnowing isn’t going to change the structure of the race.

Posted January 13th, 2016

Who Are the Most Electable Republican Candidates?

Trump and Carson are almost certainly among the least electable candidates for the general election, but Republican voters believe otherwise.

Posted October 28th, 2015

Military Intervention and Public Opinion

The good news is that there is little support overall for a more aggressive foreign policy.

Posted October 26th, 2015

Who’s the Most Hawkish 2016 Candidate?

Trump’s combativeness causes Republican voters to see him as the most hawkish candidate.

Posted October 26th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and U.S. Allies

If Iran hawks got their way by scrapping the deal, three of our most important alliances would be badly strained.

Posted August 13th, 2015

Public Opinion and the Deal with Iran

Roughly two-fifths of Republicans across the country back the agreement.

Posted July 21st, 2015

Public Opinion on Syria and the War on ISIS

There continues to be substantial opposition to escalating U.S. involvement in the war.

Posted May 29th, 2015

British Public Opinion and Interventionism

On military interventions, the British public tends to favor restraint.

Posted May 11th, 2015

The Republican Nomination and the Politics of Immigration

Immigration is a bigger weakness for both Rubio and Bush than their boosters would like to admit.

Posted April 22nd, 2015

Military Intervention and Public Opinion

There is some good news in the latest findings for advocates of restraint.

Posted February 18th, 2015