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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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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden meets with members of the community at Grace Lutheran Church in Kenosha, Wis., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Joe Biden: The audacity of dope

In the throes of a heated national election, cities burn and innocent citizens are beat up and murdered in the street. Who is to blame? Published September 3, 2020

In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, President Barack Obama laughs with Vice President Joe Biden during a ceremony in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington where Obama presented Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) ** FILE **

Oh no, Joe! He is O without the shiny rhetoric ...

For all his soaring rhetoric, former President Barack Obama really is nothing more than a typical, cheap Washington politician brimming with false promises. And Joe Biden is even worse. He is Barack Obama minus the pretty talk. Published August 24, 2020

In this image from video, former President Barack Obama speaks during the third night of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)

Obamas remind American voters why they elected Donald Trump

Twelve years after making history by getting elected America's first actual Black president on soaring promises of "hope" and "change," Barack Obama is back to let you know he is very, very disappointed in you. Published August 20, 2020

In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden arrive for the Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Leading the donkey by the tail

Defunding city police departments. Exploding murder rates. Free health care for illegal aliens. Crushing debt. Obliterating American history. Published August 6, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, center, smiles as he watches an opening day baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees at Nationals Park, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

America's Faucian bargain

Anthony Fauci's embarrassing face-plant on Opening Day at Nationals Park gave a bad name to bespectacled nerds everywhere. Maybe it was his facemask cutting off the oxygen required for elite athleticism. Published July 27, 2020

Just like rats in a plague, Dems feed on America's misery

Nearly 150,000 Americans have already died in this once-in-a-century plague from China. The nation is truly at war against an invisible enemy. In other words, this is the perfect time for Washington Democrats to pillage for their own personal political profit. Published July 23, 2020

This June 16, 2010, file photo, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., participates in a ceremony to unveil two plaques recognizing the contributions of enslaved African Americans in the construction of the United States Capitol on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirmed his passing late Friday, July 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Remember John Lewis

Remember John Lewis. Remember Selma. Last week America lost one of the great lions of the civil rights movement. Few people alive today did more to bend the arc of history toward justice than Rep. John Lewis. Published July 20, 2020

Leroy Satchel Paige 1942 (Associated Press)

Baseball is the answer

When in doubt, baseball is the answer. In these harrowing times, the silver lining has been the local-TV baseball station that plays "classic" games from years past every night. Published July 16, 2020

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being ... Joe Biden

After six weeks of shamelessly exploiting the tragic death of George Floyd for his own political fortune Mr. Biden has finally identified the source -- the very headwaters -- of White Privilege in America. He found it in the mirror. Published July 9, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden puts on a face mask to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as he departs after speaking at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Joe Biden, part of the problem since 1973

You gotta love Joe Biden. The guy has been part of the problem in Washington for 47 years. But now? Now, he is really going to get after it! Published July 6, 2020

In this file photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2011, a Cape vulture is seen in its enclosure at the Vulture Programme at Boekenhoutkloof near Hartbeespoort Dam, South Africa. The birds are known as loyal mates, devoted parents and resourceful foragers, as well as spectacular flyers. Visitors to the Vulture Programme can observe the birds feeding at a "vulture restaurant" and get close to a Cape vulture breeding colony established on an artificial cliff built of concrete, mesh and paint.  (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

Vulture Joe Biden no Atticus Finch

What kinds of political vultures sit around bobbing their nasty little heads in search of rotten carrion after a human catastrophe? Well, Democrats, of course! Published July 2, 2020

Supporters of of President Donald Trump hold signs during a rally at Pliny Park in Brattleboro, Vt., Saturday, June 27, 2020. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

Beware, President Trump, of the enthusiasm gap ...

President Trump's reelection campaign issued a "memorandum on enthusiasm" Sunday outlining the very "real and wide" gap in enthusiasm between Mr. Trump's campaign and that of Joe Biden. Published June 29, 2020