Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Gallup”

The Poisonous Fruits of Threat Inflation

Support for war with North Korea has risen in the last decade and a half.

Posted September 15th, 2017

Don’t Bring Montenegro into NATO

Expanding the alliance is a bad idea in any case, but if most people there don’t want to join it is even harder to justify.

Posted February 13th, 2017

Cruz Joins the Surrender Caucus

Cruz somehow managed to make himself even less likable than Santorum.

Posted May 3rd, 2016

The Enthusiasm Gap and Senate Control

The 2014 election is shaping up to be an election mostly about nothing.

Posted October 21st, 2014

The Wages of Threat Inflation

If half of Americans think ISIS poses a critical threat to our vital interests, that shows they don’t understand the meaning of these words.

Posted September 23rd, 2014

Gaza and U.S. Public Opinion

Gallup finds that Americans are split on the question of whether Israel’s …

Posted July 24th, 2014

The WSJ/NBC Poll Is a Complete Republican Rout

The new WSJ/NBC poll contains even worse news for the GOP than …

Posted October 10th, 2013

What the Shutdown Has Achieved

Gallup finds that the GOP’s unfavorability rating has spiked in the last …

Posted October 9th, 2013

Attacking Syria Would Be The Least Popular Intervention in Decades

Everyone understands that attacking Syria is very unpopular, but how does it …

Posted September 9th, 2013

Rand Paul and “Muscular Positions” on Foreign Policy

Jennifer Rubin doesn’t seem to understand what Rand Paul means by adopting …

Posted May 31st, 2013

How Much Have Republicans Learned from the Iraq Debacle?

I like most of Tim Carney’s column on Republicans and the Iraq …

Posted March 20th, 2013

Millennials Fled the GOP in 2006 and 2008, and the Iraq War Was a Major Reason Why

Noah Millman continues the discussion on Iraq and young voters: Finally, the …

Posted March 18th, 2013

The GOP Is at Odds With Every Generation on Iraq

Dan McCarthy considers how failure in the Iraq war brought discredit on …

Posted March 18th, 2013

The Fruits of Threat Inflation and Warnings About “Decline”

Robert Golan-Vilella draws attention to the recent Gallup survey showing that 47% …

Posted March 4th, 2013

The Results of Threat Inflation

Greg Scoblete draws attention to a new Gallup survey of what the …

Posted February 18th, 2013