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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.

Columns by Joseph Curl

President Joe Biden speaks about supply chain issues during the holiday season during an event in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden shows exactly how not to handle a crisis

As news of a brand-new and very contagious variant of COVID-19 spread across the world on Friday -- prompting the Dow to drop more than 900 points -- President Biden was nowhere to be found. Published December 1, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks outside the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, during an event announcing that his administration is restoring protections for two sprawling national monuments in Utah that have been at the center of a long-running public lands dispute, and a separate marine conservation area in New England that recently has been used for commercial fishing. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Could Biden have screwed more things up in just 10 months?

All of the bad news -- soaring crime and inflation, a badly botched withdrawal from Afghanistan, the endless crisis at the border, gridlock on Capitol Hill -- has finally caught up with President Joe Biden. Published October 13, 2021

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

Biden admits herd immunity is a mirage

President Biden had a little photo op at the White House this week, getting jabbed with a COVID-19 booster shot as photographers snapped away. Published September 29, 2021

Taliban fighters stand guard at a checkpoint near the US embassy that was previously manned by American troops, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. The Taliban declared an "amnesty" across Afghanistan and urged women to join their government Tuesday, seeking to convince a wary population that they have changed a day after deadly chaos gripped the main airport as desperate crowds tried to flee the country. (AP Photo)

The Afghanistan debacle from all angles

Unless you've been under a rock the past few days, you saw the pictures: Armed Taliban members stomping through the streets of Kabul. Published August 17, 2021