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.

author archive

Ross Perot the Fickle Populist

The late billionaire and presidential candidate fought Bush and Clinton, then Buchanan and Trump.
W. James Antle III July 10, 2019

The Conservative Crack-Up Comes to the Antiwar Right

Donald Trump versus Justin Amash has big implications for pro-peace conservatism.
W. James Antle III July 8, 2019

Remembering Justin Raimondo

The man who once said, “it is Buchananism—or barbarism. The choice is yours to make,” made his mark on TAC, and anti-war activism.
W. James Antle III July 2, 2019

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.
W. James Antle III June 24, 2019

War With Iran Would Make Trump A One-Term President

Congress should step in, but there's a big reason why they might not.
W. James Antle III June 19, 2019

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.
W. James Antle III June 6, 2019

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.
W. James Antle III May 23, 2019

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?
W. James Antle III May 15, 2019