Cragg Hines Wikipedia
Charles Cragg Hines (born 19 June 1945 Dallas, Texas) was a Washington, D.C., based political opinion columnist. He was employed by the Houston Chronicle. Hines is generally regarded to write from a liberal political perspective. Hines is noted for his hard hitting and sometimes acerbic writing style.
Hines earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of North Texas in 1967.
Hines was a writer for United Press International, in Dallas first and later Little Rock. Hines was employed at the Chronicle beginning in 1972 and became the paper's Washington bureau chief in 1983 serving in that position until retiring in 2007.