RIP Charles Krauthammer

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RIP Charles Krauthammer

Postby never/ever » 22 Jun 2018, 01:49

https://www.yahoo.com/news/fox-news-pun ... 40604.html

One of those writers I found myself at odds with at times but in the day when messageboards offered great insightful commentary, one of the staplemarks when it came to topical debate.
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Re: RIP Charles Krauthammer

Postby Sneelock » 22 Jun 2018, 04:09

He dies and he’s an “intellectual”.
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Re: RIP Charles Krauthammer

Postby Snarfyguy » 22 Jun 2018, 05:50

Okay, I won't celebrate his death, but I won't celebrate his life either. Or especially his written opinion pieces, which I guess is what (all?) he's known for - or did he go birdwatching on the weekends or have a family or something I should know about? Grr.

Well, at least you spelled his name right, which is more than I would have bothered to do.

Sorry! It's the end of an era or something, I guess!
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Re: RIP Charles Krauthammer

Postby never/ever » 22 Jun 2018, 06:01

He was a contrarian by nature but I found a lot of his pieces interesting and decently argumented if morally flawed. His pieces on global warming certainly were objectionable but I could not argue that he was a good writer.

Fwiw, he did have a wife and son and cancer claimed him.
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Re: RIP Charles Krauthammer

Postby Copehead » 22 Jun 2018, 09:18

The hammerer of cabbages and scientific facts hammers no more a world says - .....who?
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Re: RIP Charles Krauthammer

Postby sloopjohnc » 22 Jun 2018, 17:00

I couldn't look at him for very long and was distracted by his looks.

He looked like the child catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
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Re: RIP Charles Krauthammer

Postby Jimbo » 23 Jun 2018, 01:42

A Lover Of Death Gets His Wish: Neocon Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68

https://medium.com/@caityjohnstone/a-lo ... 36d604c9dc
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