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Joseph Curl

Joseph Curl

Joseph Curl covered the White House and politics for a decade for The Washington Times. He can be reached at and on Twitter @josephcurl.

Articles by Joseph Curl

Mark Twain (Associated Press photo)

Here's why you can never trust the U.S. news media again

More than a century ago, way back in 1906, Mark Twain said, "There are only two forces that can carry light to all the corners of the globe -- only two -- the sun in the heavens and the Associated Press down here." Published April 6, 2021

President Joe Biden listens to a question during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Behind the scenes at Biden's bizarre press conference

After 64 days without a press conference -- the longest span of any new president in a century -- President Biden last week finally held a presser and it was, uh ... just plain weird. Published March 30, 2021

This Nov. 16, 2018, photo, provided by the Delaware Humane Association shows Joe Biden and his newly-adopted German shepherd Major, in Wilmington, Del. President-elect Biden will likely wear a walking boot for the next several weeks as he recovers from breaking his right foot while playing with his dog Major on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, his doctor said. (Stephanie Carter/Delaware Humane Association via AP)

So much for bringing dogs back to the White House

The U.S. media went crazy when Mr. Biden won the presidency, writing breathless stories about dogs returning to the White House after four years of a dogless Trump administration. Published March 9, 2021

In this March 12, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak about the coronavirus in Wilmington, Del. Biden says he would like to be a transition from President Donald Trump to younger, rising Democratic stars. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Unity? Biden can't even keep his own party together

President Biden said the word "unity" eight times in his inaugural address, but he's already having a tough time unifying his own party and keeping his longtime allies in friendly unions happy. Published February 2, 2021

Former President Barack Obama speaks at a rally as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Barack Obama bashes America (again)

As if he needs more money, former President Barack Obama is out hawking a new book. But Mr. Obama's latest book is raising eyebrows because he is (once again) bashing America. Published November 17, 2020