Noah Millman

Posts tagged “Barack Obama”

Obama and the Limits of Progressive Patriotism

A patriotism rooted in ideology, whether left- or right-wing, inevitably divides rather unites.

Posted July 28th, 2016

Who Would Vote For a Peace Candidate?

Is there really a popular constituency – in either party – for a campaign focused on foreign policy restraint?

Posted January 27th, 2015

Do We Know the Answers To Our Economic Problems?

Partisan obstructionism and incompetence are inadequate explanations for structural problems that have developed over decades.

Posted November 13th, 2014

Ross Douthat On Coates V. Chait

What politics are implied by searing indictments divorced from gestures to action?

Posted April 2nd, 2014

Going Platinum?

Hear me, pundits of platinum: the debt ceiling crisis doesn’t require a …

Posted January 10th, 2013

A Brief Word About Hagel

Since I penned a piece warning not to assume we know why …

Posted January 7th, 2013

Can Taxes On The Middle Class Ever Be Raised? Can Entitlements Ever Be Reformed?

Ross Douthat wrote a smart blog post basically asking those questions, and, …

Posted January 3rd, 2013

Speak Loudly and Carry a Toothpick

There is inherent risk in treating foreign policy as cavalierly as Romney clearly does.

Posted October 22nd, 2012

So Let It Be Written, So Let It Be Done

I didn’t get a chance to see the Vice Presidential debate last …

Posted October 12th, 2012

Can America Control the Arab Spring?

Obama and Romney understand America’s investment in the world differently.

Posted September 13th, 2012

Obama’s Speech: No Mandate For Democrats

Welcome to the election about (almost) nothing.

Posted September 7th, 2012

I Did That?

Instead of reasons to re-elect him, Obama offered up sacramental progressivist cotton-candy goo.

Posted September 6th, 2012

Big Dog Bites Little Man

Well, I sure was wrong. Bill Clinton did surprise me. He gave …

Posted September 6th, 2012

Answering The Argument From Chutzpah

Speaking of trench warfare, Ramesh Ponnuru, world’s smartest movement conservative, explicitly lays …

Posted September 5th, 2012

When I Use A Word, It Means Just What I Choose It To Mean — Neither More Nor Less

Daniel Larison complains about my last post on the grounds that defending the …

Posted August 22nd, 2012

The Democrats Are Tom Friedman’s Conservative Party

Look, I know critiquing a Friedman column is like shooting fish in …

Posted August 22nd, 2012

I’m An Obama-con, Except For the “-con” Part

I encourage everyone to read Michael Brendan Dougherty’s piece on the Obamacons …

Posted July 24th, 2012