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Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl K. Chumley

Cheryl Chumley is online opinion editor for The Washington Times, the author of “The Devil in DC: Winning Back the Country From the Beast in Washington” and of "Police State USA: How Orwell’s Nightmare is Becoming Our Reality," and a 2008-2009 Robert Novak journalism fellow with The Fund for American Studies. Email her at [email protected]. 

Articles by Cheryl K. Chumley

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Brian Williams' interview with President Obama was a puff piece with only "a few probing moments," which were "overshadowed by the flash of hanging out in the back of the Auto One limo," a San Francisco Chronicle columnist writes.

Brian Williams' lie takes social media by storm; Viewers vent outrage with mocking hashtags

Brian Williams, the NBC host of "Nightly News," is being slammed on Twitter for his false claim that the helicopter he rode in Iraq in 2003 came under heavy fire — and now memes are popping up on the Internet showing the anchor in a range of historical spots with the mocking hashtags, #BrianWilliamsMisremembers and #BrianWilliamsMemories. Published February 5, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads a cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015.  Putin has publicly dressed down his government for allowing a business dispute to scrap commuter trains in provincial Russia. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

Vladimir Putin has Asperger's syndrome, Pentagon says

A 2008 report from a secretive think tank section of the Pentagon claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin has Asperger's syndrome, an "autistic disorder which affects all his decisions," the report said. Published February 5, 2015

FILE - In this July 10, 2013 file photo, semi-automatic handguns are seen display for purchase at Capitol City Arms Supply in Springfield, Ill. According to Illinois State Police figures released Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, more than 91,000 concealed-carry permits have been issued in Illinois since the state began allowing guns to be carried in public a year ago. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Open carry gun group slams NFL for censorship of Super Bowl safety ad

The U.S. Concealed Carry Association reported that the NFL repeatedly rejected a firearms safety print ad the group wanted to run in the Super Bowl program, and now one member -- Kevin Michalowski, who edits Concealed Carry Magazine -- is crying censorship. Published February 4, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Ted Cruz 'foolishly experimented with marijuana,' staffer says

Sen. Ted Cruz's team admitted the tea party Texan smoked marijuana when he was a teen — but never since. And he's hardly the only top-ranking politico, Republican or Democrat, to confess to the drug use in recent days. Published February 4, 2015

Attorney General Eric Holder steps away from the podium at a news conference at the Department of Justice on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Eric Holder: I fixed George W. Bush's partisan Justice Department

Attorney General Eric Holder pushed back against Republicans who said the Justice Department, under his leadership, had become little more than a political machine to push liberal causes — and said that he's actually cleaned up all the politicking that had taken place under the former Bush administration. Published February 4, 2015

Jesse Ventura on Chris Kyle's hero label: 'Nazis have heroes,' too

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura ratcheted up his rhetoric against Chris Kyle, the subject of the widely cheered "American Sniper" movie, suggesting that the now-deceased U.S. Navy SEAL was hardly the hero that he's painted — that if you think about it, even the Nazis had heroes. Published February 4, 2015