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W. James Antle III

Columnist

W. James Antle III is the politics editor of the Washington Examiner, the former editor of The American Conservative, and author of Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Ever Be Stopped?.

A reckoning is coming for blue-checked progressives
A donkey.
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A reckoning is coming for blue-checked progressives

Who's disinforming whom? Why the DHS board failed
Hunter Biden, Trump, and Putin.
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Who's disinforming whom? Why the DHS board failed

A better way to talk about racism
People talking.
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A better way to talk about racism

It's the legislation, stupid!
Chuck Schumer.
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It's the legislation, stupid!

A lost appetite for war?
An elephant.
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A lost appetite for war?

The end of pro-life Democrats
Bob Casey Jr.
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The end of pro-life Democrats

The divided Methodist church?
A Bible.
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The divided Methodist church?

What J.D. Vance's Ohio primary victory means
JD Vance.
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What J.D. Vance's Ohio primary victory means

The damage overturning Roe can't undo
Samuel Alito.
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The damage overturning Roe can't undo

The GOP's problem caucus
Marjorie Taylor Greene and Madison Cawthorn.
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The GOP's problem caucus

What's Biden's Title 42 strategy supposed to be, exactly?
President Biden.
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What's Biden's Title 42 strategy supposed to be, exactly?

Will Elon Musk create a conservative utopia?
Elon Musk.
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Will Elon Musk create a conservative utopia?

Taking on Disney is just a first step for the new right
Mickey Mouse and an elephant.
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Taking on Disney is just a first step for the new right

Colin Kaepernick won't make it as a backup in the NFL
Colin Kaepernick.
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Colin Kaepernick won't make it as a backup in the NFL

Drums of war start to beat in Democrats' chests
President Biden.
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Drums of war start to beat in Democrats' chests

Trump's risk and reward in endorsing J.D. Vance
Donald Trump and JD Vance.
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Trump's risk and reward in endorsing J.D. Vance

Biden's Title 42 revocation borders on political malpractice
President Biden.
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Biden's Title 42 revocation borders on political malpractice

The vintage GOP emerging has a much newer origin
Coolidge and Trump.
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The vintage GOP emerging has a much newer origin

If Democrats want norms back, they need to take some losses, too
President Biden.
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If Democrats want norms back, they need to take some losses, too

What conservatives mean when they say 'groomer'
A school bus.
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What conservatives mean when they say 'groomer'

Civility will only take you so far on abortion
Jared Polis.
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Civility will only take you so far on abortion

Gay marriage is law, but what do we teach children?
Gay marriage.
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Gay marriage is law, but what do we teach children?

Why conservatives are so mad about Hunter Biden
Hunter Biden.
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Why conservatives are so mad about Hunter Biden

How the GOP locked in the 'angry parent' vote
An elephant.
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How the GOP locked in the 'angry parent' vote

Will trans issues share the same trajectory as gay marriage?
An elephant.
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Will trans issues share the same trajectory as gay marriage?

Russia's invasion isn't making natcons look bad
Kyiv.
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Russia's invasion isn't making natcons look bad

The Jackson hearings are all about Roe v. Wade
Ketanji Brown Jackson.
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The Jackson hearings are all about Roe v. Wade

GOP sharpens knives ahead of Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings
Josh Hawley and Ketanji Brown Jackson.
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GOP sharpens knives ahead of Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings

Nuclear war isn't just diplomacy by other means
A bomb.
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Nuclear war isn't just diplomacy by other means

Why Trump dumped Pence — and what it means for 2024
Donald Trump and Mike Pence.
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Why Trump dumped Pence — and what it means for 2024

What the 'Don't Say Gay' bill debate tells us about democracy
Yelling.
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What the 'Don't Say Gay' bill debate tells us about democracy

The right way to reject 'wokeness'
Paul Gosar and Marjorie Taylor Greene.
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The right way to reject 'wokeness'

Biden is following — and falling — behind on Ukraine
President Biden.
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Biden is following — and falling — behind on Ukraine

What Putin should have learned from Afghanistan
Tanks.
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What Putin should have learned from Afghanistan

War in Ukraine may make GOP doves cry
An elephant.
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War in Ukraine may make GOP doves cry

A highlight reel of failures
President Biden.
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A highlight reel of failures