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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. He can be reached at

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Columns by Charles Hurt

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore speaks during a conversation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) ** FILE **

Doomsday climate disaster mongers Gore and Biden

The truth keeps getting more and more inconvenient. Just ask the inventor of the internet, the former vice president and America's forever "next president" Albert Gore. Published August 22, 2022

Biden foreign policy illustration by The Washington Times

America last: Biden’s back-foot diplomacy

In a city of 10 million people, just 15 miles from the North Korean border -- bristling with nuclear warheads -- international diplomacy is not some kind of State Department parlor game. Published August 18, 2022

Former President Donald Trump reacts before addressing attendees during the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit, Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Trump: The joyful gambler

During the 2020 election, the Swamp used every weapon under God to blast then-President Donald Trump out of the White House. Published July 25, 2022

President Joe Biden speaks about abortion access during an event in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Friday, July 8, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden gives hope to imbeciles everywhere

President Biden has plumbed the greatest depths to expose and remove every last barrier to the White House. He has proved that anyone can be president. Published July 11, 2022

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to those gathered near the site of Monday's mass shooting during the Highland Park July 4th parade Tuesday, July 5, 2022, in Highland Park, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Democrats offer word salad in response to unspeakable tragedy

Like sick moths to a flame, Democrat politicians flutter brainlessly to every catastrophe -- their willful dishonesty and shallow stupidity outmatched only by their misplaced confidence in the solutions they offer. Published July 7, 2022

Cassidy Hutchinson, a top former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testifies under oath before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Capitol in Washington. She delivered alarming new testimony about Donald Trump's actions that day and provided detailed, first-hand knowledge of what she saw and heard in the run-up to the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection, including her description of an angry and defiant Trump who ignored repeated warnings against summoning the mob to the Capitol on Jan. 6 and then refused to intervene to stop the violence as rioters laid siege. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Telephone game in the ‘Age of Trump’

If you want to know why former President Donald Trump and so many of his supporters don't trust assurances from government Democrats that the 2020 election was on the level, just ask Cassidy Hutchinson. Published July 4, 2022

Former President Donald Trump speaks to the crowd gathered at the Landers Center in Southaven, Miss., Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal via AP)

Divine intervention of Donald Trump

Constitutionally speaking, the most amazing thing about Friday's blockbuster Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is that anyone found it controversial in the first place. Published June 24, 2022