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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

Maine goes Radical Left Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

As Maine goes, the nation had better not follow

FARMINGTON, Maine -- This state is an amazing place, especially in the fall. Millions of hardwoods turn it into a riot of gold, orange and yellow against an evergreen backdrop. Published October 20, 2023

Illustration on the corruption of U.S. news media by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Corrupt news media majoring in omission

Here's a recent Washington Post headline that might help explain why many people distrust the liberal media: "U.S. soldier in Texas shoots man in Mexico: Cross-border gunfire by National Guard member leaves victim wounded." Published September 2, 2023

Illustration on Democrat's climate change agenda gaslighting by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Liberals’ climate agenda brings out the gaslighting

Gaslighting abounds. Every day, the media tell us that wildfires are worse than ever before. They would blame Republicans for the disastrous Maui wildfire if they could, except that Democrats run Hawaii. Published August 20, 2023

Illustration on an Amish view of Biden's scandals by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Biden scandal will have us looking to the Amish for help

Off the main roads, where all you see are cornfields, farms, cows, horses and an occasional buggy, it's easy to forget the predatory culture that has eclipsed normal American life in most other places. Published August 12, 2023