Author Archives: W. James Antle III

About W. James Antle III

Jim Antle is editor of the Daily Caller News Foundation and senior editor at The American Spectator, and the author of Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Ever Be Stopped? He is a former associate editor at TAC and his work has appeared at The Guardian, Politico, and Taki Mag.

Yes, Republicans and Trump Do ‘Own This’

Trump doesn’t want to signal he’s rooting for a worse healthcare crisis.

Sanctuary Cities of Defiance

Another front in the post-election ‘resistance.’

What Ossoff’s Loss Means for Democrats in 2018

Anti-Trumpism isn’t enough.

Gianforte Body Slammed A Reporter. He Won Anyways.

Trump has amped up right-wing media-bashing, but conservative hostility towards media bias is nothing new.

A Candidate for Those Who Thought Everything Was Fine

Evan McMullin’s supporters were generally happy with George W. Bush.

Will Ben Sasse Challenge Trump?

Establishment figures pin their hopes on a first-term senator.

Can Rand Paul Still Win the Future?

The once promising candidate can’t seem to attract both libertarian money and tea party votes.

Davos Woman

Hillary Clinton is a gift to the global elite.

Can Congress Blow Up the Iran Deal?

Why Bill Kristol and AIPAC are split on the latest iteration of Corker-Cardin and congressional review.

Lincoln Chafee’s Clinton Critique Is Actually Compelling

He was the only Republican senator to vote against the Iraq War—and Hillary voted for it. Now he’s thinking of challenging her for the Democratic nomination.

Rand Paul, Hawk or Dove?

His father’s Cold War rhetoric shows how to present peace to Republicans.

Jeb Bush, Realist?

The former Florida governor hasn’t yet signed on to regime change in Iran, which suggests his foreign policy just might be more like Ronald Reagan’s than Tom Cotton’s.

Marco Rubio’s Ideas Aren’t New

The GOP consultant’s dream candidate is a youthful expounder of limited creative thinking on domestic policy—and the Bush Doctrine.

Here’s What Matters Next for the Iran Deal

Having achieved a breakthrough in the diplomatic process, the Obama administration now has to convince Congress that Iran will comply.

Is James Baker Too Realist for the Republican Party?

Warhawks are reading out of the GOP anyone whose foreign policy is more sophisticated than John McCain’s.

Does the GOP Really Want War?

How realists should be grappling with the revival of hawkish sympathies in the Republican Party.

A Real Choice on Iran

The alternatives aren’t hard vs. soft diplomacy, but diplomacy or war—as the hawks increasingly admit.

Is the Libertarian Moment Over?

What the rise of ISIS means for Republican foreign policy—and Rand Paul in 2016.

Iran Talks at a Crossroads

It matters that the two most recent preventive wars fought by the U.S. achieved nearly the opposite of their original aims.

Return of the Cheap Hawk?

Why President Kasich might be bad news for the Pentagon

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