Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Dave Weigel”

McCain’s Panicked Alarmism

McCain and Graham can make outlandish statements about how horrible the state of the world is, and yet they are rarely called out for their shameless fear-mongering.

Posted November 23rd, 2015

The Many False Assumptions of Iran Hawks

A deal with Iran is the best opportunity to restrict Iran’s nuclear program before international support for sanctions evaporates.

Posted May 1st, 2015

A New and Unusually Stupid Hawkish Litmus Test

The new demand is irrelevant because it has nothing to do with the nuclear issue.

Posted April 14th, 2015

Paul’s Unpersuasive Excuse for Signing the Iran Letter

It isn’t good enough to support diplomacy in theory while being maneuvered into doing things aimed at wrecking it in practice.

Posted March 20th, 2015

The Paul-Rubio Fight over Cuba

Rubio has made himself the leading defender of a bankrupt policy that also happens to be broadly unpopular.

Posted December 19th, 2014

Warren and Democratic Hawks

Warren’s case just underscores how few real doves there are among elected Democrats at the national level.

Posted August 28th, 2014

CUFI and “God’s Foreign Policy Statement”

Dave Weigel reports from the Christians United for Israel conference: “I’ll bless …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

The House GOP’s Immigration Folly (II)

Dave Weigel explains why Boehner’s recent comments don’t mean that the House …

Posted February 7th, 2014

Christie’s Non-Responses on Iran

Dave Weigel catalogues the failings of Sunday talk show hosts in interviewing …

Posted November 11th, 2013

Chris Christie and “New Republicans”

Would the New Jersey governor make substantive changes to the GOP’s agenda?

Posted November 5th, 2013

Getting the Message Out

Dave Weigel finds many House Republicans convinced that they were on the …

Posted October 17th, 2013

Rubio and the Politics of Immigration (III)

Michael Gerson gives Rubio undeserved credit for political risk-taking on immigration: Rubio …

Posted January 30th, 2013

Jindal and the Balanced Budget Amendment

Dave Weigel reacts to Bobby Jindal’s proposal for what the GOP should …

Posted December 6th, 2012

Hawks Swinging Wildly at Obama’s “Glass Jaw” on Foreign Policy

Dave Weigel reports: How much do Republicans want to keep worrying the …

Posted September 25th, 2012

Paul Ryan, Team Player

Dave Weigel tries to explain why Ryan gets a free pass for …

Posted August 11th, 2012