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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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"CHlCKS ARE lN" is a dangerous temptation for children everywhere. More dangerous than cotton candy, fire crackers, video games and bad words. (Charles Hurt/The Washington Times)

An Easter life lesson in parenting

The T-shirt industry has been making a killing off American children for decades now. But I always felt like the industry was missing a big winner: "I survived bad parenting." Published April 1, 2018

The leftist romance with lawlessness

Only in Washington would it be a scandal for the government to ask a person who wants to be represented in Congress if they are an actual U.S. citizen. Published March 27, 2018

In this Feb. 11, 2007, file photo, Stormy Daniels arrives for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. A nonprofit watchdog group has asked the Justice Department and Office of Government Ethics to investigate whether a secret payment to Daniels made prior to the 2016 presidential election violated federal law because Donald Trump did not list it on his financial disclosure forms. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) ** FILE **

Next up (The Swamp hopes): The really truly final end of Trump

First they tried to beat him at the polls. They lost miserably. Then they unleashed America's most powerful and penetrating espionage apparatus against him at the height of the presidential campaign. And got caught red-handed. Published March 25, 2018

Outgoing White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Trump's closest aides, arrives to meet with the House Intelligence Committee. (Associated Press)

Hope Hicks and the truth of little white lies

Hope Hicks has more integrity and is far more honest than any of the lying politicians on the House "intelligence" committee who grilled her for nine hours this week about whether she has ever lied on behalf of her boss, the president of the United States. Published March 4, 2018

In this Feb. 27, 2018 photo, White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, one of President Trump's closest aides and advisers, arrives to meet behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington. Hicks, one of President Donald Trump's most loyal aides, is resigning. In a statement, the president praises Hicks for her work over the last three years. He says he "will miss having her by my side." The news comes a day after Hicks was interviewed for nine hours by the panel investigating Russia interference in the 2016 election and contact between Trump's campaign and Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Hope Hicks and the truth of little white lies

Hope Hicks has more integrity and is far more honest than any of the lying politicians on the House "Intelligence" Committee who grilled her for nine hours this week about whether she has ever lied on behalf of her boss, the president of the United States. Published March 2, 2018

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., a close ally of President Donald Trump who has become a fierce critic of the FBI and the Justice Department, strides to a GOP conference followed by Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., also a member of the Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Trump last week declassified a document written by the committee's Republican majority that criticized methods the FBI used to obtain a surveillance warrant on a onetime Trump campaign associate. Trump said the GOP memo showed the FBI and Justice Department conspired against him in the Russia probe. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Memo exposes sources, methods of political hit

Among the ever-evolving excuses for why Democrats and political hitmen inside the government wanted to keep all their dirty laundry secret was that airing it would reveal important "sources and methods" Department of Justice investigators use to "keep America safe." Published February 6, 2018

President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)

Flaunting lawlessness in the Capitol

Never in the history of this Republic has there been such a jubilant celebration of lawlessness in the heart of our government as we saw at President Trump's State of the Union address to Congress. Published January 30, 2018