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Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt

Charles Hurt is the Opinion Editor and a columnist for The Washington Times. Often seen as a Fox News contributor on the cable network’s signature evening news roundtable, Mr. Hurt in his 20-year career has worked his way up from a beat reporter for the Detroit News and Washington correspondent for the Charlotte Observer before joining The Washington Times in 2003. He later served as D.C. bureau chief and White House correspondent for the New York Post and editor at the Drudge Report.

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Michael Bloomberg served three terms as mayor of New York City when the city previously had a strict two-term limit on mayors. (Associated Press)

Bloomberg's joke of a bid says more about present crop of Democrats

The only intelligent thing about Mr. Bloomberg running for the Democratic nomination for the presidency is what it says about the present crop of Democrats running for the nomination. They're a hopeless bunch of losers who would rather destroy America than lose another election to President Trump. Published November 11, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is a smart enough politician to know that impeachment will fail to remove the president and could very well cost Democrats control of the House. (Associated Press)

Pelosi Bonaparte sees her Waterloo

For months, we have listened to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insist that this whole "formal impeachment inquiry" in search of a "high crime" did not require a vote by the full House of Representatives. Until, apparently, it does. Published October 31, 2019

Donald Trump threw out the ceremonial first pitch for a 2006 game between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston. (Associated Press/File)

Paging President Trump to the pitcher's mound

The Washington Nationals should invite President Trump to throw out the first pitch at the World Series Game 3 on Friday night to take a historic opportunity to heal our senselessly divided political system in the nation's capital. Published October 21, 2019

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden appears to be the sacrificial Democrat in a massive international cover-up. (Associated Press/File)

Killing Biden -- to salvage Obama

The biggest cover-ups are usually the ones right in front of us -- as they say, "hiding in plain sight." Published October 15, 2019

The No Civil War Left Behind Act

Why is it always foreigners who manage to unite all the politicians from both parties in Washington? Published October 7, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks at an event concerning Medicare Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in The Villages, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Impeachment in search of a high crime

This is always the problem with "government first" kleptocrats. They are constantly coming up with "solutions" -- sometimes "final" ones -- and then they go off in search of a problem. Published October 3, 2019

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during an interview at The Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Happy retirement, Speaker Pelosi

Impeachment or bust! House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has valiantly fought the war on crazy long enough. She tried her best to be the sane, adult centrist in her party -- no easy task for a lifelong politician from San Francisco. Published September 30, 2019

In this July 11, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Brett Kavanaugh, American sex symbol, makes the Gray Lady swoon

For legions of women out there in America today, they simply cannot get through the day without fantasizing about bold and forceful sexual relations involving Justice Kavanaugh. That's right, confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who was confirmed to the Supreme Court last year. Published September 16, 2019

President Donald Trump, left, gives his support to Dan Bishop, right, a Republican running for the special North Carolina 9th District U.S. Congressional race as he speaks at a rally in Fayetteville, N.C., Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)

Why Trump is still winning

President Trump never tries to be something he is not. He is always focused on selling himself as the consistent same product wherever he is. Published September 10, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks about Hurricane Dorian as he speaks to reporters in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Leave the fake forecasts to the professional fake forecasters

President Trump defeated establishment Republicans and destroyed the Democrats. He has slain swamp kings along the banks of the Potomac. He stood up to Chinese President Xi Jinping, stiffed the mullahs of Iran and walked away from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. And he utterly humiliated the Great Political Pundits of 2016. Published September 5, 2019

"If the state and federal government don't want to stand up to the NRA and some other folks, then let us," Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said. (Associated Press)

Blame the shooter, not law-abiding gun owners

It really takes uncommon depravity for someone to use a tragedy such as a shooting to score political points. It is a level of disregard for human life that the vast majority of decent people in America cannot comprehend. Published August 18, 2019