Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “John Boehner”

Kevin McCarthy’s Outdated Foreign Policy

The U.S. is far more secure than it was in 1979, and anyone that doesn’t understand that shouldn’t be giving lectures on foreign policy.

Posted September 28th, 2015

Boehner and the “Anti-War President”

When Boehner calls Obama an “anti-war president,” he is obviously lying.

Posted March 26th, 2015

The Senate GOP’s Iran Blunder

Senate Republican hawks are just reconfirming their lack of trustworthiness on important foreign policy issues.

Posted March 10th, 2015

Spinning Netanyahu’s Stunt

The latest spin manages to make Netanyahu look worse in some respects than he did before.

Posted February 6th, 2015

Netanyahu’s Stunt and Public Opinion

There is significant public opposition to this sort of behavior from Congress.

Posted January 29th, 2015

Netanyahu Will Address Congress…Again

The invitation is clearly timed to interfere with the ongoing nuclear negotiations.

Posted January 21st, 2015

Boehner’s Hawkish Demagoguery

If Americans need to be reminded why his party can’t be trusted on foreign policy, these comments from Boehner should do the trick.

Posted October 28th, 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

The Cult of Churchill

Jacob Heilbrunn remarks on the unveiling of a new Churchill bust at …

Posted October 31st, 2013

Why Should the Public Trust Republicans With Power?

House Republicans once again fail to fight their way out of a …

Posted October 15th, 2013

Boehner’s New Offer Promises That Pointless Standoff Will Go On For Weeks

The Hill reports on House Republicans’ new offer: House Republican leaders will …

Posted October 10th, 2013

Replacing the Congressional GOP’s Leadership

Dan McCarthy makes many good points in his post on the possibilities …

Posted October 31st, 2012