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Robert Knight

Robert Knight

Robert Knight is a columnist for The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by Robert Knight

Illustration on American whining and ingratitude by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

America has turned into a nation of whiners

It's no secret that America's leftists wake up perpetually sour and ready to whine. They manage to find a dark lining in every silver cloud. Published July 9, 2021

President Joe Biden talks about the May jobs report from the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Friday, June 4, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The left’s chutzpah knows no bounds

Democrats still claim that the Russians secured Donald Trump's election win in 2016 and that the Bidens are cleaner than Mother Teresa when it comes to dealings in Ukraine and China. Published June 6, 2021

FILE- Historical interpreter Robert Watson, center, works a field as a group of visitors watches on the Great Hopes Plantation at Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Va., on May 19, 2005. Colonial Williamsburg is an immersive living-history museum where costumed interpreters of history reenact scenes and portray figures from that period. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

Colonial Williamsburg wakes up to wokeness

In Colonial Williamsburg, visitors can leave behind 21st-century culture and politics and immerse themselves in a 301-acre "living history" area that recreates pre-Revolutionary America. Published May 29, 2021

Illustration on Biden's effect on America by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The war for the soul of America

Merriam-Webster defines the soul as "the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life." The same might be said of a nation. Published May 2, 2021

Illustration on the hypocrisy olympics by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Medal winners at the first annual Hypocrisy Games

As long as we're on the Olympics, it's easy to imagine a fictional Hypocrisy Games to fit the current zeitgeist. None of us is perfect, and everyone's a hypocrite to some extent, but some folks seem to excel. Published March 21, 2021