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Charles Hurt: The Greatest Political Show on Earth Winds to a Spectacular Close

As this epic adventure of Donald J. Trump’s presidency winds to a spectacular close, I am reminded as I have been so many times over the past five years just how inadequate we sad scribes in the political press have been at capturing it all — this, the Greatest Political Show Earth has ever seen.

US President Donald Trump claps his hands as he departs, after speaking during a campaign rally at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in Londonderry, New Hampshire on October 25, 2020. - Donald Trump's reelection campaign on Sunday sought to brush off another Covid outbreak in his team by focusing its attacks on …

Charles Hurt — Stop the Pearl Clutching: Election Suspicions Are Legit

At this point in the 2016 election, the sitting president had already weaponized the federal government into a sprawling covert-spy operation against the man who had just been elected president. It would be years, however, before guilty parties even admitted that they had, indeed, used the government to spy on their political opponents at the height of a national election.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, listens as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Charles Hurt: Donald Trump Should Nominate Miguel Estrada to Supreme Court

Soon after Mr. Estrada’s nomination, Senate Democrats began complaining about the nominee. He was a dark horse, they said. “No paper trail,” they whispered to us at the time. Not sure he was who he said he was. You know, wrong “background.” Couldn’t be trusted.

President Bush's nominee for a seat on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Miguel Estrada is sworn in at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002 in Washington. Estrada promised senators he would have an open mind and follow the facts instead of his personal views …

Charles Hurt: Dr. Fauci’s Intolerable Arrogance

Anthony Fauci’s embarrassing face-plant on Opening Day at Nationals Park was not because he threw a crazy sidewinder rainbow that looked more like a bad throw toward first base than a ceremonial first pitch towards home plate.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, center, smiles as he watches an opening day baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees at Nationals Park, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)