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September 12, 2016

Weekend at Hillary’s, a Tragicomedy About Lying Enablers and a White House Campaign By Charles Hurt

Sure, it looked like a scene out of Weekend at Bernie’s. At first glance, anyway.

Strange purplish sunglasses concealing dead, hooded eyes. Pantsuit as vibrant as a sack of spoiled potatoes tipped against a bollard. Helmet of hair toggling as aides hoist and jostle her feet-first — one shoe on, one shoe off into the security van with tinted windows.

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August 31, 2016

Don’t Cry for Me, America By Charles Hurt

Before you shed a tear for Hillary Clinton — ensnared yet again in a web spun by the Vast Alt-Right Wing Conspiracy — remember this: There is no “femme” without “fatale.” There is no martyr without sacrifice. There is no shattered glass ceiling without broken shards of glass.

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August 24, 2016

Trump Drives Agenda While Hillary Hides Behind Jokes By Charles Hurt

Never in modern American political history has a more issue-oriented, serious candidate for president faced off against a more dishonest, platform-less, self-absorbed celebrity who is cashing in on ill-gotten wealth and fame despite serious concerns about mental and physical health.

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August 9, 2016

CNN Leads Unhinged Media in Attacks on Trump Disguised as ‘Reporting’ By Charles Hurt

Another exciting week in the 2016 Trump Presidential Spectacular and another week of political obituaries predicting Donald Trump’s imminent demise.

Serious question: How many political obituaries have these people written about Mr. Trump since he descended into the fetid American political swamp on a glass escalator last summer?

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August 3, 2016

Obama Speaks of What He Knows, Being ‘Unfit to Be President’ By Charles Hurt

Donald Trump is “woefully unprepared,” President Obama said Tuesday. “Unfit to be president.”

Well, at least this is one area where the president is a bona fide, qualified expert.

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July 26, 2016

Clinton carnival hits Philly; blame the Russians by Charles Hurt

Turns out Donald J. Trump is right. The system really is rigged! At least the Democratic Party’s system is.

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July 22, 2016

Donald Trump: #LoveWins By Charles Hurt

CLEVELAND — Say whatever you want about real estate developer Donald J. Trump, he is the candidate of “love.”

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July 20, 2016

A New Camelot Is Born By Charles Hurt

Behold! A new American political dynasty is born!

Goodnight, Camelot. Move over Bushes and Clintons.

Meet the entire Trump clan.

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July 13, 2016

Obama Tramples on High Ideals of America, Fuels Black Lives Matter Racism By Charles Hurt

There can be no dispute that Barack Obama was forced to wade through unprecedented bigotry in his speedy ascent to the most powerful perch in the world. His predecessor, George W. Bush, called it the “soft bigotry of low expectations.”

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July 6, 2016

On Hillary Emails, Comey’s Evidence Clashes with Comey’s Conclusions By Charles Hurt

So it turns out that while you can indict a ham sandwich, indicting our top diplomat for “extremely careless” handling of national secrets at a time of war against the most determined and diabolical enemy we have ever faced — well, that is just a waste of time. Inconvenient. Awkward.

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June 29, 2016

Beware of the Supreme Maestro of Shameless Cover-ups By Charles Hurt

America, you cannot say you were not warned.

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June 23, 2016

Obama’s Whitewashing of the Orlando Massacre By Charles Hurt

Truly, there is no reserve of cynicism vast enough for decent, freedom-loving Americans to fully comprehend the diabolical motivations of President Obama and the henchmen he has running his administration.

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June 22, 2016

While Obama Frets Over Islamophobia, Terrorists Get Guns By Charles Hurt

Weeks before killing 49 infidels in Orlando, Omar Mateen walked into a Florida gun store trying to buy body armor and a thousand rounds of ammunition. Suspicious about a Middle Eastern-looking guy jabbering a foreign language into a cellphone, the gun-store clerk denied the man service.

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June 14, 2016

Obama whiffs on national security, blames guns By Charles Hurt

Well, thank goodness we have President Obama on the case. He will get to the bottom of it and finally put a stop to all this murder, madness and mayhem.

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June 9, 2016

Hillary, the blushing bride, stalks history on her husband’s coattails By Charles Hurt

NEW YORK — Hillary wore white.

Stepping into the klieg lights, she was — finally! — the blushing bride of the Democratic Party. Smiling, waving, tilting her head, clutching her fist to her chest as she surveyed her adorable fans. She stepped to the lectern and gazed lovingly into the teleprompter.

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June 1, 2016

Donald Trump Again Proves He Is Master of the Media By Charles Hurt

Politically speaking, nobody ever went broke beating up the media.

Add this truism to the long, long list of techniques and tactics that Donald Trump instinctively understands at a deep guttural level that nobody in media or politics seems to grasp. Even now, a year into Mr. Trump’s Presidential Spectacular.

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May 25, 2016

Hillary Fights to Overcome a Sordid History By Charles Hurt

Clutching her pearls, Hillary Clinton is stricken. Horrified! Disgusted that Donald Trump would dare to remind voters about all the depraved debauchery she and her lecherous husband inflicted on the innocent American citizen for all of those years.

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May 17, 2016

Trump Is the Wind That Obama’s JV Presidency Hath Sown By Charles Hurt

A rare point of universal agreement in all this trenchant political acrimony: No matter what you think of Donald Trump, the political environment in which the flashy real estate mogul has so brilliantly thrived was created entirely by President Obama.

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May 11, 2016

Pee Free or Die! Obama and Lynch Rely on Distorted Lens of Racism By Charles Hurt

The economy is gasping, the world shudders in violence, invaders heave across our southern border, and despair is etched on the faces of the American people. So, in the final year of his reign, what does our great Prophet of Hope and Change give us?

Bathroom liberation. Pee free or die! Equality before the commode!

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April 25, 2016

Bathroom Fight Draws GOP Away From the Real Issues By Charles Hurt

Note to professional politicians: Voters really don’t care what bathroom Bruce Jenner uses. That is between him, her and their psychiatrist.