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Monica Crowley

Monica Crowley

Monica Crowley was a columnist for The Washington Times.

Articles by Monica Crowley

Mario Cuomo            Associated Press photo

Nixon, Cuomo and me

One summer morning in 2009, my cellphone beeped with a message. The voice at the other end was deep, resonant, authoritative but friendly. Published January 7, 2015

Illustration on the need to identify Islamic terrorism for what it is by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Suicide by political correctness

During its coverage of this week's Islamic terrorist attack in Sydney, Australia, CNN ran a telling banner: "Motivation of suspect unknown." Motivation unknown? Really? Published December 17, 2014

Illustration on media protection of the Obama administration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

How do we protect Barack Obama today?

About six weeks before the 2012 presidential election, I was walking through Rockefeller Center in New York when I heard a woman's voice calling my name. I hesitated before I turned around: As a conservative in Gotham, I never know if I'll be accosted by a raving leftist screaming "fascist!" at me. (Yes, that happened.) Published December 10, 2014

Illustration on the real purpose of Obamacare by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

What Obamacare was really about

"Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive." — Sir Walter Scott Published November 19, 2014

Illustration on Republican's mandate from voters to stop Obama's agenda by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

After stopping Obama

In early 2009, newly minted President Obama invited Republican leaders to the White House. In the spirit of good will, the GOP offered ideas about how they could work together. Mr. Obama offered a sharp rebuke: "I won." Published November 5, 2014

Illustration on the prescient warnings of Reagan's "A Time to Choose" speech by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

A Reagan refresher course on freedom

On Oct. 27, 1964 — 50 years ago next Monday — a tall, handsome man strode to a podium draped with red, white and blue bunting. Perhaps only he — and the most savvy political observers — knew it at the time, but the speaker was about to launch a transformational political movement. Published October 22, 2014

Illustration on consequences of the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq by M. Ryder/Tribune Content Agency

ISIS can't believe its good fortune

Even after the Islamic State beheaded a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, this week, its rapid rise and barbaric savagery still has many folks perplexed, including the president of the United States. Published September 3, 2014