W. James Antle III

W. James Antle III is the Washington Examiner's politics editor.

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  • Tucker Carlson’s “Change of Heart”: The Chronicles Interview
    March 2018

    Tucker Carlson’s “Change of Heart”: The Chronicles Interview

    From his perch at FOX News, Tucker Carlson was beating back criticism from liberals and neoconservatives at the same time. The subject was immigration.

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  • Candidates and the Image of Reagan
    January 2012

    Candidates and the Image of Reagan

    With the presidential election still a year away, Bill Kristol decided to throw in the towel. “It seems clear that 2012 isn’t going to be another 1980,” Kristol lamented on the website of The Weekly Standard.

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  • November 2011

    A Kinder, Gentler Amnesty

    In an August 18 letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and 21 other Democratic senators, Napolitano acknowledged that removing people from the country simply for being illegal immigrants was no longer an “enforcement priority” of the Obama administration.

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  • June 2011

    Glenn Beck, the Straight Dope

    A few years ago, I was invited to appear on Glenn Beck’s television show. We were scheduled to discuss the nonsecurity spending Congress had stuffed into the supplemental appropriations bill being used to pay for the Iraq war: money for peanut farmers, spinach growers, etc.

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  • January 2011

    Which Way for Rand Paul?

    Of all the Republican successes in the midterm elections, perhaps none has the potential to be as consequential as the elevation of Rand Paul to the U.S. Senate from Kentucky.

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  • The Tea Party: A Mixed Bag
    July 2010

    The Tea Party: A Mixed Bag

    In January, when Republican Scott Brown was elected to fill the remainder of the late senator Edward M. Kennedy’s term, the activists who helped make it possible traced their political lineage back to the Boston Tea Party. Jubilant supporters dubbed it the “Scott heard round the world.”

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  • Great Cooptations
    June 2010

    Great Cooptations

    Two politicians get conservative fundraisers’ juices flowing like no others. One, the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, was surely mourned as much by ambitious Richard Viguerie imitators as by teary-eyed, Camelot-addled liberals. The other, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, they hope will be a gift that keeps on giving for many years to come.

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  • Ubuntu!
    December 2009


    William Murchison gets right to the point in his eloquent account of mainline Protestantism’s near-terminal degeneration, written poignantly from an Anglican’s perspective.

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  • October 2009

    Kennedy Funeral(s)

    Eunice Kennedy Shriver died less than two weeks before her brother Edward, beginning a month of tributes to the Catholic left’s first family that reached a crescendo when Senator Kennedy was laid to rest.

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  • True—or New?
    October 2008

    True—or New?

    “It’s not you, it’s me” has become a popular phrase with which to terminate a romantic relationship. It is considered a more polite and, above all, more sensitive way of saying good riddance to an unwanted suitor than rehearsing whatever grievances actually prompted the breakup.

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  • August 2008

    Kennedy Catholicism

    The indifference of Catholic elected officials to Church teachings is so common that it rarely attracts attention, but there are occasional exceptions. When at least five fervently pro-abortion politicians took Communion at papal Masses this April, from the hands of the Pope’s representative to the United States, even the New York Times and the Washington Post had to take notice.

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