Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “George Will”

Will’s Plan for Saving the GOP By Destroying It

If some conservatives are determined to inflict the most crushing defeat possible on Trump, that effectively means doing the same to the rest of the party.

Posted May 2nd, 2016

Will’s Unpersuasive Case Against the Nuclear Deal

The “best reason” to reject the deal isn’t even a good reason.

Posted July 30th, 2015

Lindsey Graham and the “Wrong Side of History”

Ideologues convinced that they are on the “right side” of history usually end up defeated and discredited because of their ideological excesses.

Posted April 27th, 2015

Will and “Cuba Derangement Syndrome”

The argument over Cuba policy is potentially quite significant.

Posted December 29th, 2014

What About Pence?

There is no reason for anyone in the GOP to choose him over the alternatives.

Posted December 12th, 2014

George Will and the Iraq War Dead-Enders

The people that have to explain themselves are the Iraq war hawks that continue to spread falsehoods about that war to defend an indefensible policy.

Posted November 14th, 2014

The U.S. Lost the Iraq War

The U.S. lost the Iraq war by any reasonable definition.

Posted November 14th, 2014

The War Against ISIS and the “Constitutionally Fastidious” Obama

The AUMF debate is supposed to distract us from the president’s claim that he already has the authority to wage the war.

Posted November 13th, 2014

The “Middle Course” of Increased Hawkishness

George Will proposes a “middle course” between Bush and Obama on foreign …

Posted July 30th, 2014

Jeb Bush Is Not the Answer For What Ails the GOP

George Will writes a strange column about Jeb Bush: Republicans cannot be …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

What Should the U.S. Be Doing in Ukraine?

George Will has written a very strange column on Ukraine and U.S. …

Posted February 19th, 2014

The Real Choices on Iran

George Will’s column on Iran gets many things right, but he makes …

Posted December 5th, 2013

The GOP Should Rid Itself of Santorum’s “Strong” Foreign Policy

George Will feels compelled to talk to Rick Santorum: With disarmingly cheerful …

Posted October 26th, 2013

The Illusion of Omnipotence

Jacob Heilbrunn answers Danielle Pletka: I started the review by quoting the …

Posted May 9th, 2013

The Danger of Misreading the Make-up of the Electorate

George Will makes a remark in his column today that isn’t entirely …

Posted November 7th, 2012

Reckless Predictions Are Here Again

For what little it’s worth, my final prediction for the presidential election …

Posted November 5th, 2012

Expecting Fiscal Responsibility from a Republican Administration: The Triumph of Hope Over Experience

George Will tells what should be a joke about Republicans and fiscal …

Posted October 28th, 2012