When the conservative commentator and writer passed away last June after a battle with cancer, he was in the final stages of a new book. His son, who finished the book for his father, has announced its upcoming release in this piece at The Weekly Standard.
A great columnist and commentator has died:
From the Washington Post: I have been uncharacteristically silent these past ten months. I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I’m afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different course for me. In August of last year, I underwent surgery to remove a cancerous tumor … Continue reading Charles Krauthammer Writes One Final Note to His Readers
Earlier today we did a post on Krauthammer’s column. Here is Krauthammer on Fox News:
Conservative pundit Charles Krauthammer started yesterday’s column with this line: “The Russia scandal has entered a new phase, and there is no going back.” Here is a taste: Yes, there were several meetings with Russian officials, some only belatedly disclosed. But that is circumstantial evidence at best. Meetings tell you nothing unless you know what … Continue reading Krauthammer: “Bungled collusion is still collusion”
See my post on Christie and CPAC for background. But why is Krauthammer so upset that Christie worked with Obama in the wake of Sandy?
Those on the left may not be too happy about Obama’s new tax deal, but Charles Krauthammer thinks it marks the beginning of Obama’s comeback. Here are some great lines from this very smart column: Now, with his stunning tax deal, Obama is back. Holding no high cards, he nonetheless managed to resurface suddenly not … Continue reading Krauthammer on Obama’s Comeback
I had never heard of Johnnie Moore before he became a court evangelical, but according to his own website he is “a modern day Dietrich Bonhoeffer” and one of “the world’s most influential young leaders.” Yesterday he defended his court evangelicalism in a piece at Religion News Service (RNS). Read it here. I appreciate Moore’s … Continue reading Johnnie Moore Explains His Role As A Court Evangelical
Fox News conservative Charles Krauthammer:
Every Republican in the country tonight is complaining about the liberal bias of the questions posed by Becky Quick, John Harwood, and Carlos Quintinilla, the moderators of last night’s GOP debate on CNBC. Were they tough questions? Yes. Were the moderators liberal? I don’t know their personal political views. Did the questions have a liberal … Continue reading GOP Presidential Candidates: Quit Complaining About the Questions
A few things online that caught my attention this week: Andrew Sullivan on blogging Fifty-four inaugural addresses and American history From the college classroom to writing novels and teaching high school students Is Obama the “Reagan of the Left?” And here. An 1864 antislavery children’s book Garry Wills on the South Rare color photos from … Continue reading Sunday Night Odds and Ends
Michael Kazin, scholar of populism at Georgetown, author of a wonderful biography of William Jennings Bryan, and co-editor of Dissent, is upset over the way conservative politicians and pundits–particularly George W. Bush, Michelle Bachmann, Glenn Beck, and most recently Charles Krauthammer–have used the legacy of Martin Luther King to further their conservative agenda. According to … Continue reading Kazin: Conservatives Should Stop Appropriating Martin Luther King
A little politics this morning. As some of you may have heard, Barack Obama had dinner the other night with conservative columnists at the Maryland home of George Will. The guest list included Charles Krauthammer, David Brooks, and Peggy Noonan, and William Kristol. I was going to write up my take on this meeting, but … Continue reading Obama’s Dinner With Conservatives