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Robert Knight

Robert Knight is a columnist for The Washington Times.

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In this May 13, 2017, file photo, Lil Miss Hot Mess reads to children during the Feminist Press' presentation of Drag Queen Story Hour at the Park Slope Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, in New York. Residents are defending a Louisiana public library's plan to host fraternity brothers who are going to read to young children while dressed as drag queens. Similar events have been held in Atlanta, New York City and Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

'Drag Queen Story Hour' shows what's gone wrong in America

Leaving no doubt about their agenda, the Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) website explains that this is "just what it sounds like -- drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. Published October 11, 2019

Illustration on ethnic food and the legacy of slavery by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Liberals see oppression in the food aisles

Let's take a break from the media's Trump Derangement Syndrome and look at their other obsession -- branding America as a uniquely racist nation. Published October 6, 2019

Illustration of John Wayne as Rooster Cogburn by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

John Wayne versus Woodstock

Fifty years ago, a lot of big things happened. Man reached the moon for the first time. Woodstock was staged, and it's still with us in many ways. Published September 27, 2019

Gay Glove Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Media puts positive spin on latest 'gay gene' study

The media outdid themselves last week when reporting on a genetic study that blows apart the much-repeated myth of an elusive "gay gene" that supposedly causes homosexuality. Published September 8, 2019

Pinocchio Warren Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's worst lie

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has again apologized -- sort of -- for lying about being an American Indian back when it helped advance her academic legal career. Published August 23, 2019

Cows graze in their enclosure in Frankfurt, Germany, as the sun rises Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Of cows and men

Are dairy cows dangerous contributors to climate change or victims of toxic masculinity? Published August 16, 2019

Protesters clash with police as antifa tries to rush the police line into the Demand Free Speech Rally in downtown Washington, D.C., on July 6, 2019. (Moss Brennan/The Washington Times)

Scary lessons from history

According to social media rules, the first person in an argument to bring up Hitler or Nazis loses. Published August 9, 2019

Irreducible Complexity Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

In defiance of science

For years, the left has claimed to be the party of science, while casting religious conservatives as ignorant, superstitious louts. Published July 19, 2019

Illustration on advancing the LGBTQ agenda by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

When democracy dies in darkness

Tyranny can arrive fast in the form of tanks and jackboots. Or it can come gradually, snuffing out liberty and replacing it with fear. Published July 14, 2019

Illustration on the vote strategy for illegal aliens by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The Democrats' open border strategy

So, here's the Democrats' plan: Flood America's southern border with millions of illegal aliens, hook them on government aid and eventually turn them into voters. It can't be more obvious anymore. Published July 7, 2019

Illustration on socialism and the Ten Commandments by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

How socialism violates all Ten Commandments

With a couple dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls vying to see who's pinker, perhaps it's time to contrast socialism with something more helpful and permanent: The Ten Commandments. Published June 30, 2019

Identical Cookies Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

When 'equality' means anything but normal

The conceit of our age is that we can alter reality at a whim. We're really that smart and powerful. We not only can control the planet's weather, but we can defy God's essential design for life, reflected in nature and cultures trillions of times a day. Published June 23, 2019

Alley Cats Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Paving the road to Hell with weasel words

We are awash in weasel words, that is, euphemisms meant to distract us from reality. The most obvious ones are replacing homosexuality with "gay," taxes with "revenue," spending with "investments," sexual confusion with "gender identity" and abortion with "choice." Actually, abortion has a whole set of weasel terms. Published June 16, 2019

Illustration on the felon vote by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Lessons from one-party rule

Here in the Swamp, local Democrats are rattling the cage for statehood. They want to make the 61.4-square-mile District of Columbia the 51st state, right up there with Virginia, Alaska and California. Even the smallest state, Rhode Island, has 1,212 square miles, about half the size of Joe Biden's Delaware. Published June 9, 2019

Commie Collage Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Keeping the Russia collusion hoax alive

Special counsel Robert Mueller's two-year-long fishing expedition found no evidence of the Trump campaign colluding with Russians. So why is Mr. Mueller now hinting that Mr. Trump is somehow guilty after all? Published June 2, 2019