Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Chris Christie”

Trump’s VP Choices

Gingrich’s MEK boosterism should be disqualifying all by itself.

Posted July 1st, 2016

New Hampshire Results

Leaders in both parties have been sternly rebuked, and they deserve to be.

Posted February 9th, 2016

The Republican John Edwards

Both the Edwards and Rubio arguments are exceedingly superficial, and so are the candidates that make them.

Posted February 9th, 2016

The “Establishment” Candidates and Rubio’s Trust Deficit

His rivals see him as untrustworthy, and so they are understandably unwilling to entrust the fortunes of the party to him.

Posted February 8th, 2016

Rubio’s Bad Debate

The conceit that Rubio is the best candidate for the general election looks a lot less credible than it did before the debate.

Posted February 8th, 2016

The Continuing Woes of the “Establishment”

We shouldn’t discount the effect of personal animus and bitterness when thinking about what these candidates may do.

Posted February 4th, 2016

The Seventh Republican Debate

Rubio had his worst debate last night when he could least afford it.

Posted January 29th, 2016

Previewing the Seventh Republican Debate

Bush, Kasich, and Christie will be hoping to trip up Rubio and weaken him ahead of New Hampshire.

Posted January 28th, 2016

New Hampshire and the Impending Collapse of the “Establishment” Candidates

What do the “establishment” candidates’ voters do when it becomes clear that none of them can win?

Posted January 19th, 2016

Previewing the Sixth Republican Debate

Tonight is likely to be the most contentious debate thus far.

Posted January 14th, 2016

Foreign Policy and Obama’s Last SOTU

Obama has made it clear that it doesn’t really matter to him whether Congress ever votes on an authorization for the war on ISIS.

Posted January 13th, 2016

Who Is Going to Defeat Trump?

If Cruz isn’t going to be the one to beat Trump (and he isn’t), it’s hard to see who would be.

Posted January 7th, 2016

The “Establishment” Candidates Are Paving the Way to a Trump Victory

The “establishment” candidates are on track to let Trump win New Hampshire with less than a third of the voters.

Posted January 6th, 2016

The Most Awful and Absurd Foreign Policy Quotes from 2015

Micah Zenko presents his list of the 20 “best worst” quotes from …

Posted December 30th, 2015

Christie’s Ridiculous “World War Three” Alarmism

The fight against jihadist groups is obviously nothing like a world war in terms of scale or danger.

Posted December 29th, 2015

The Republican Party Elites’ New Hampshire Woes

The GOP’s “establishment” candidates are failing in New Hampshire in large part because there are too many of them.

Posted December 22nd, 2015

The GOP and Iran

One of the recurring themes in the Republican debate last night was the candidates’ (and some of the moderators’) fear and loathing of Iran and its allies.

Posted December 16th, 2015