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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

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

Illustration on the targeting of Texas by the Biden administration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington times

Biden’s war on Texas is a war on America

I've become convinced that the kangaroo "trial" of our former president is not only a travesty but is meant to distract from enormous mischief taking place elsewhere. Published February 14, 2021