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Robert Knight

Robert Knight

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

Columns by Robert Knight

Voting and election laws illustration by The Washington Times

Laughing at all of the Democrats’ lies

When the Soviet Union existed -- 1917 to 1991 -- its hapless citizens resorted to dark humor in the face of constant lies. Published November 20, 2021

Virginia Gov.-elect, Glenn Youngkin, second from right, speaks to the media as Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, second from left, Suzanne Youngkin, right, and Pam Northam look on after a transition meeting in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021.

The cultural shift behind the Republican tsunami

Something is happening out there. It looks for all the world like a punch-drunk fighter rising to his feet, shaking off the cobwebs and decking his opponent. Published November 7, 2021

American School Marxism Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Communist predators corrupting America’s soul

Anyone still doubting that we're in the grip of Marxist handlers in the White House might want to know about President Biden's nominee for Comptroller of the Currency. Published October 3, 2021

Illustration on resistance to the political left by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Yes, the resistance is growing

We're in the throes of what amounts to a communist takeover under "moderate" placeholder Joe Biden, who is to unfinished sentences what Babe Ruth was to home runs. Published August 15, 2021

Illustration on government authoritarianism during the COVID-19 pandemic by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The COVID-19 rise of deception and tyranny

If nothing else, the pandemic has exposed the contempt that government health officials, the Democrats and their media have for the public. Published August 8, 2021

Illustration on COVID-19 and masking children by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The COVID-19 war on children

Last October, the District of Columbia passed a law allowing health officials to vaccinate children as young as 11 without their parent's knowledge or permission. Seriously. Published July 31, 2021

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announces the start of the fourth round of the NFL football draft in Cleveland, in this Saturday, May 1, 2021, file photo. Training camps are opening on time in preparation for the 2021 season after the league navigated through a pandemic to play an entire schedule and the Super Bowl in 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

NFL salutes woke culture

Five years ago, on Sept. 11, 2016, the National Football League unveiled a remarkable two-minute video, "Football Is America." Published July 23, 2021

Tucker Carlson Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Fake conservatives target Tucker Carlson

You know you've hit it big in Washington if you wind up either on the front page of the Washington Post or on the front page of its Style section. Published July 17, 2021

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