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About W. James Antle III

W. James Antle III, editor, comes to TAC after managing a stable of reporters as Politics Editor at the Washington Examiner. A former senior writer at TAC, Antle also previously served as managing editor of the Daily Caller, editor of the Daily Caller News Foundation, and associate editor of the American Spectator. He is the author of Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Ever Be Stopped? Antle has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and NPR, among other outlets, and has written for a wide variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Politico, the Week, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Daily Beast, the Guardian, Reason, the Spectator of London, The National Interest and National Review Online. He also serves as a senior adviser to Defense Priorities.

The Night Donald Trump Became President

It is utterly bizarre to hear people who believe Trump is unfit to lead seem disappointed that he isn’t taking us to war.

War With Iran Would Make Trump A One-Term President

Congress should step in, but there’s a big reason why they might not.

Why Conservatives Are Freaking Out

It’s not just the David French Resistance. With so much up in the air, the Right is turning on itself.

New Era? Republicans Push For a Consistent, Antiwar Trump Doctrine

Pitching ‘strength through peace,’ Rep. Gaetz joins a nexus of Left-Right veterans groups seeking to hold the president to his word.

Reminder: Trump, Not Bolton, is the President

Why is the commander-in-chief suddenly forced to restrain his own national security advisor from aggressive impulses?

Joe Biden’s Big Gamble

He’s betting he’ll be another Ronald Reagan, but he might end up the Bob Dole of 2020. Here’s why.

After Mueller, Can Pelosi Hold the Line on Impeachment?

His findings may give Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez all the ammunition she needs.

Trump’s Immigration Choice: Kushner or Coulter?

The outspoken commentator has actually done far more to hold the president accountable than most. But will family win out?

Defining Collusion Down

The Trump-Russia saga is set to enter a new Clintonian phase.

Rejecting the Entire Mindset of Iraq, Not Just the Outcome

We all agree the policy was a disaster. So why do politicians appear so willing to repeat it?

The Problem With Trump’s Foreign Policy Is It’s Too Much Like Cheney’s

Instead of selling out and pleasing no one, the president should deliver on his pro-peace campaign rhetoric.

Misled on the Wall, Trump Must Hold Firm Against the Wars

The same conventional Republicans who sidetracked the president on immigration are at it again on foreign policy.

How the Revolution Could Devour Bernie

The Democratic Party may be marching leftward too quickly even for him.

How Paul Ryan Turned Trump into Jeb Bush

The president failed on the wall because he did not pursue a populist agenda while Republicans controlled Congress.

Walter Jones and the Road Not Taken

The late antiwar conservative congressman showed what might have been for the post-Bush GOP.

Making America Great Again Means Ending the Wars

The highlight of Trump’s State of the Union was declaring victory and going home.

Trump Should Call Congress’s Bluff on Our Endless Wars

The Senate has toothlessly disapproved of his troop withdrawals. At the State of the Union, he should respond.

Why the Democrats Hate Howard Schultz

He doesn’t stand a chance, yet they’re flushed with rage against him. Why?

Are Republicans Picking the Right Immigration Fight?

Trump is demanding the wall, but other reforms matter more.

Micah Mattix is New Literary Editor of The American Conservative

He will work with the TAC team to ensure our cultural coverage remains strong…and ‘Prufrock’ is back!

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