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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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In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Trump: He's no Throne Sniffer

There is so much to love about President Trump that it is hard to settle on the single greatest thing about the 45th president. Published December 31, 2017

In a show of support, Iraqi Hezbollah scouts parade with a portrait of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (Associated Press/File)

Obama produced sinister miniseries for Democrats

The most sinister twist in this entire spy novel extravaganza we are now enduring has to be the eight-year scheme by the Obama administration to betray the American people and hand unbridled power to one of our most ardent and determined enemies. Published December 18, 2017

The Bangladeshi would-be bomber -- a walking ad for Trump's immigration policies

The animal was not detected beforehand and his plot was not foiled by authorities. A bomb did go off and terror was most certainly struck in hearts of millions. It all could have ended very, very differently and untold numbers of innocent humans would have -- once again -- been slaughtered in the name of Allah. Published December 12, 2017

Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to making false statements to the FBI, the first Trump White House official to make a guilty plea so far in a wide-ranging investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Flynn just the latest juicy kill in Swampdom

The swamp is really bubbling now. The slobbering jackals with glowing eyes are slipping and sliding on their own drool, in a frenzy ready to feed on the juiciest kill in all of Swampdom. Published December 3, 2017

Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a rally, in Fairhope, Ala. President Donald Trump in tweets Sunday, Nov. 26, is again coming to the side of Moore by bashing the Democratic nominee Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate race. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

The case for Roy Moore

Once upon a time, even a Yellow Dog could get elected in places like Alabama -- so long as he was a Democrat. That dog done run off and nowadays a Democrat can't hardly win, even when running against an accused pedophile. Published November 26, 2017

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who said President Clinton should have resigned over his sexual affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky 20 years ago, later defended him. "Things have changed today, and I think under those circumstances there should be a very different reaction," she said. (Associated Press/File)

Democrats' depravity laid bare by Bill Clinton

With profiles in courage like Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in powerful positions of authority around here, is it any wonder that men and women of America are living in such respectful bliss and harmony with one another? Published November 18, 2017

Meredith Cooper visits a makeshift memorial following a worship service for the victims of the shooting at Sutherland Springs Baptist Church, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community last week, killing more than two dozen. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Warren, Obama eager to exploit church shooting

Such is the state of politics in America today that one entire wing of elected politicians is dominated by people who eagerly salivate every time a whacko gunman goes on some senseless rampage. Published November 12, 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., walks onstage to address the Ralph Northam For Governor election night party at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Northam victory based on dishonesty and racial animus

Yes, Virginia, there is still a Jim Crow. And his name is Ralph Northam, who deployed the most racially charged, dishonest, divisive and incendiary campaign in decades to get elected governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Published November 7, 2017

Christ Church looks down on George Washington, Robert E. Lee

CORRECTION: In a column dated Oct. 29, 2017, I incorrectly noted: "The vestry of Christ Church in Alexandria, however, is not capable of grappling with such complexities. Truly, pearls before swine. After all, it is so much easier just to obliterate painful history than to understand it and learn from it." Published November 5, 2017

Christ Church's decision to tear down markers of President George Washington and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee alienates those who honor these men. (Associated Press)

Christ Church and the slavers' blood money

"All are welcome. No exceptions," reads the cheap, blue sign zip-tied to the wrought iron fence between brick pillars outside Christ Church in Alexandria. Published October 29, 2017

Small Russian flags with the word "Trump" written on them are thrown by a protester as President Donald Trump, escorted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arrives on Capitol Hill to have lunch with Senate Republicans and push for his tax reform agenda, in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

'James Bond Journalist' throws Russian flag at Trump

What does it say about the State of Journalism in America today that when some kook wants to smuggle a bunch of Russian flags into the highly secured U.S. Capitol to throw at the president, he dresses up like a reporter? Published October 25, 2017