Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “YouGov”

Johnson Will Be the New Prime Minister

Johnson will have the advantage of being judged by a very low standard, because 50% expect he will be a poor or terrible prime minister.

Posted July 23rd, 2019

Poll: Most Americans Oppose U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

When people in this country find out about the disaster that our government has been enabling, they are naturally disgusted by the policy.

Posted November 26th, 2018

Britain Debates the Illegal Attack on Syria

There is no popular appetite in Britain for attacking Syria’s government.

Posted April 12th, 2018

The Tories Are in a Bind with May

Perversely, her own weakness protects her from immediate removal by her party.

Posted June 12th, 2017

May’s Election Gamble Seems to Be Backfiring

If there are no large Tory gains next month, the decision to call the election will go down as another unforced error by a Conservative leader.

Posted May 26th, 2017

‘Brexit’ and the Collapse of Public Trust

When all politicians are distrusted more or less equally, the side that tells you to distrust and/or ignore elite opinion will tend to win more support.

Posted June 16th, 2016

Ryan’s Trump Predicament

Ryan can’t be seen as a leading opponent without risking even more hostility from the bulk of Republicans nationwide.

Posted May 11th, 2016

Who Wins a Trump-Rubio Race?

Given the choice between the favorite of party leaders and donors and the man loathed by almost all of them, most Republicans prefer the latter.

Posted February 29th, 2016

Who’s Going to Stop Trump?

Support for Trump isn’t limited to just a third of the GOP, but seems to include almost one half of it.

Posted February 19th, 2016

The Dubious Case for Rubio’s Electability

Like most other positive claims about Rubio, the idea that he is the best-suited for the general election is rarely put under close scrutiny.

Posted February 16th, 2016

Who Is Going to Defeat Trump? (II)

It appears that winnowing isn’t going to change the structure of the race.

Posted January 13th, 2016

Who Are the Most Electable Republican Candidates?

Trump and Carson are almost certainly among the least electable candidates for the general election, but Republican voters believe otherwise.

Posted October 28th, 2015

Military Intervention and Public Opinion

The good news is that there is little support overall for a more aggressive foreign policy.

Posted October 26th, 2015

Who’s the Most Hawkish 2016 Candidate?

Trump’s combativeness causes Republican voters to see him as the most hawkish candidate.

Posted October 26th, 2015

The Nuclear Deal and U.S. Allies

If Iran hawks got their way by scrapping the deal, three of our most important alliances would be badly strained.

Posted August 13th, 2015

Public Opinion and the Deal with Iran

Roughly two-fifths of Republicans across the country back the agreement.

Posted July 21st, 2015

Public Opinion on Syria and the War on ISIS

There continues to be substantial opposition to escalating U.S. involvement in the war.

Posted May 29th, 2015