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Kelly Sadler

Kelly Sadler

Kelly Sadler is the Commentary Editor and a columnist for The Washington Times. Often seen as a Newsmax contributor, Ms. Sadler started out as a beat reporter at Bloomberg News, and later covered politics and commentary during the 2016 presidential election at the Washington Times. Ms. Sadler is a Trump Administration alum, serving as a Special Assistant to the President, where she coordinated surrogate coverage and talking points. She most recently served as the communication director for America First Action. She can be reached at

Columns by Kelly Sadler

Illustration on the Left's perversion of language by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Democrats manipulate words to advance leftist agenda

There's a "challenge" at the southern border, not a "crisis." Migrant children are being held in "reception centers" not "cages." Instead of "border security," it's "border safety." Published March 10, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks during an event to mark International Women's Day, Monday, March 8, 2021, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Biden laid out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days in office, promising swift action on everything from climate change to immigration reform to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

It’s time to question Biden’s mental health

I'm sorry -- but these are the left's rules, and because they set them, I'm going to play them. President Biden is not in good mental health. Just this week he forgot the name of the Defense Department and its leader Secretary Lloyd Austin. Published March 10, 2021

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo greets people after speaking at a vaccination site on Monday, March 8, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)

The nursing home scandal is bigger than just Cuomo

It's convenient for Democrats that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's scandal has shifted from him sentencing more than 15,000 seniors to death by allowing COVID-19 patients access to nursing homes to "Me-too" allegations. Published March 9, 2021

A modern reboot of the classic "Looney Tunes" cartoons streaming on HBO Max will feature Elmer Fudd without his rifle, according to a new report. (screengrab via YouTube/@WB Kids)

Cancel Speedy Gonzales? Not so fast, Latinos say

Cancel culture has come for Speedy Gonzales before - and the fastest mouse of Mexico survived - due in part because of the outpouring of support from the Mexican and Spanish communities. Published March 9, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris, right, and President Joe Biden leave after Biden spoke in the State Dining Room of the White House, Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Washington. TheĀ Senate approvedĀ a sweeping pandemic relief package over Republican opposition on Saturday, moving Biden closer to a milestone political victory that would provide $1,400 checks for most American and direct billions of dollars to schools, state and local governments, and businesses. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Dictator Joe Biden

As recently as October, now-President Joe Biden said to legislate by executive order was the role of a dictator. Published March 8, 2021

This photo provided by Hasbro shows the new Potato Head world. Hasbro created confusion on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, when it removed the gender from its Mr. Potato Head brand, but not from the actual toy. The company, which has been making the potato-shaped plastic toy for nearly 70 years, announced that it was dropping Mr. from the brand in an effort to make sure all feel welcome in the Potato Head world. Hasbro clarified in a tweet that the Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head characters will still exist, names and all, but the branding on the box will say Potato Head. (Hasbro via AP)

Woke capitalism’s upcoming backlash

So-called woke capitalism isn't slowing down -- it's accelerating at a pace few could have predicted after last summer's Black Lives Matter movement. Published March 3, 2021

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, rioters storm the Capitol, in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

The real ‘misinformation’ of Jan. 6th

If one were just to listen to the mainstream media, you'd believe what happened on Jan. 6th at the nation's Capitol was an armed insurrection, a failed coup attempt by radical Trump supporters to overthrow the government, which lead to multiple law-enforcement deaths. Published March 3, 2021

In this Feb. 27, 2021, photo, President Joe Biden speaks on the economy in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Biden took office promising to move quickly to restore and repair Americas relations with the rest of the world. Yet one major nation has yet to see any U.S. effort to improve ties, and that's China. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Hidin’ Biden

We're now in the 42nd day of Joe Biden's presidency -- and he still hasn't held a solo press briefing. Published March 3, 2021

An army doctor disposes of the syringe used to inject the Sinovac vaccine from China during the start of vaccination at Fort Bonifacio, Metro Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The Philippines launched a vaccination campaign to contain one of Southeast Asia's worst coronavirus outbreaks but faces supply problems and public resistance, which it hopes to ease by inoculating top officials. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Coming soon: A coronavirus vaccine passport

It's coming -- a COVID-19 vaccine passport. Politicians all over the world are using the coronavirus pandemic to assert new controls over their citizens. Next up will be a vaccination passport, indicating whether an individual has been vaccinated or has had the virus, in order to travel freely. Published March 2, 2021

President Joe Biden steps off Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday, March 1, 2021. Biden is returning to Washington after spending the weekend at his home in Delaware. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden buyer’s remorse

"Do you miss me yet?" questioned former President Donald Trump as he greeted the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday. Published March 1, 2021

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Florida got it right, and the lockdown states got it wrong

"Welcome to the oasis of freedom!" Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis declared at the opening of his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. "Florida got it right, and the lockdown states got it wrong!" Published February 26, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during her weekly briefing, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Stimulus check: $1,400 for you, $1,400 a week for federal employees

President Joe Biden's coronavirus stimulus package outlines a one-time $1,400 check to families financially affected by the virus. Yet the fine print in the House stimulus bill sneaks in this fascinating nugget: If you're a federal employee you can receive $1,400 a week in paid time off for 15 weeks if you decide to stay at home and virtually school your child. Published February 25, 2021