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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 churt@washingtontimes.com.

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Articles by Charles Hurt

This artist sketch depicts Center for Reproductive Rights Litigation Director Julie Rikelman speaking to the Supreme Court, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, in Washington. Seated to Rikelman's right is Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar.  Justices seated from left are Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)

Roe on death watch

Among the visitors Thursday holding a vigil outside the United States Supreme Court on the day after oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was a camel -- in the company of shepherds -- looking for a tent to stick her nose under. Published December 2, 2021

John Cleese graduated from Downing College, Cambridge, where he received his Bachelor’s in Law.

‘Don’t mention the war!’

The British Empire did not fall because of a weak navy. Nor as a result of over-extended colonization. The British Empire was doomed by a crisis of delusional politeness. Published November 29, 2021

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speak to reporters outside the White House after a meeting with President Joe Biden, Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Congressional Republicans playing to lose

Republicans in Washington are positively giddy over all the new polls showing President Biden tanking the Democratic Party ahead of next year's midterms. Indeed, Mr. Biden is making history. Published November 18, 2021

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley listens to a Senator's question during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan and plans for future counterterrorism operations, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

Strategic failure — perfectly executed

Well, now we know why there was no plan to evacuate Afghanistan after 20 years without abandoning thousands of American citizens and allies on the battlefield. Published September 28, 2021

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on COVID-19 during an event in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

#FJB latest craze in political discourse

President Donald J. Trump has not been out of office one year and already there is so much Americans miss about him. Top of the list, apparently, are the Mean Tweets. Published September 27, 2021