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  • Krauthammer: Trump Supreme Court List Will Have A "Dramatic Effect" In Unifying Republicans

    05/19/2016 6:16:38 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 79 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 19,2016 | Jeff Poor
    Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer reacted to the list put forth by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of who he is considering to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court should he be elected president.
  • Krauthammer: As of Now, ‘I Don’t Think I’d Be Capable of Voting for Donald Trump’ [tr]

    05/04/2016 6:20:42 AM PDT · by C19fan · 172 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 3, 2016 | Ian Hatchett
    Columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that the GOP is “being led by a non-conservative populist” and that from what he’s seen so far, “I don’t think I’d be capable of voting for Donald Trump” on Tuesday’s “O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel.
  • Krauthammer: "Extremely Late" For Cruz & Kasich Alliance; "This Is The Endgame"

    04/25/2016 5:22:57 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 27 replies
    RCP ^ | April 25, 2016 | Tim Hains
    "There's no tomorrow," Krauthammer said about the deal between Kasich and Cruz. "This is the endgame."
  • Krauthammer: Cruz 'extremely defensive' on New York support

    04/12/2016 5:41:45 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 07, 2016 | Staff
    Charles Krauthammer told viewers on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is “really extremely defensive” when it comes to his support in New York. “He doesn’t even have a chance to talk about his issues in New York,” Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and Fox News contributor, added. “He’s got to defend the ‘New York values’ stuff, which was an enormous mistake. It didn’t really help him in Iowa. He could’ve done it without that phrase. And now how does he defend it? He can’t. And I think because he is talking only about that, I...
  • Krauthammer: "Likely" Trump Recovers From "Terrible Week"

    04/01/2016 3:53:57 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 21 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 1,2016 | Jeff Poor
    Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File,” Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer speculated that although this was a “terrible week” for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, he will likely recover, noting that the predictions of Trump’s demise have proven to be incorrect throughout this election season.
  • Dr. Krauthammer: Dems Fear Trump

    03/18/2016 12:15:56 PM PDT · by onyx · 67 replies
    EIB The Rush Limbaugh Show ^ | March 18, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I need you to grab a sound bite here. If I can find it real quickly. It's gonna be... Sorry, I should have done this during the break but I was doing something else. Grab number 15, audio sound bite number 15, last night on the Fox News Channel, Special Report with Bret Baier, speaking with Dr. Krauthammer about Trump's campaign. And Bret Baier says, "You look at the Democrats and their reaction to Donald Trump. It appears that some of them are getting a little scared about the prospect of facing Trump. If you look at the...
  • There’s an air of menace about this campaign

    03/17/2016 5:18:43 PM PDT · by TroutStalker · 45 replies
    Washington Post ^ | March 17, 2016 | Charles Krauthammer
    By international and historical standards, political violence is exceedingly rare in the United States. The last serious outburst was 1968 with its bloody Democratic-convention riots. By that standard, 2016 is, as yet, tame. It may not remain so. The political thuggery that shut down a Donald Trump rally in Chicago last week may just be a harbinger. It would be nice, therefore, if we could think straight about cause and effect. The immediate conventional wisdom was to blame the disturbance on the “toxic environment” created by Trump. Nonsense. This was an act of deliberate sabotage created by a totalitarian left...
  • Obama's legacy: complete world disorder

    02/28/2016 5:37:25 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | February 27, 2016 | by Charles Krauthammer
    State of the world, Year Eight of Barack Obama: (1) In the South China Sea, on a speck of land of disputed sovereignty far from its borders, China has just installed anti-aircraft batteries and stationed fighter jets. (2) Syria. Russian intervention has turned the tide of war. The U.S. response? Repeated pathetic attempts by Secretary of State John Kerry to propitiate Russia (and its ally, Iran) in one collapsed peace conference after another. (3) Ukraine. Having swallowed Crimea so thoroughly that no one even talks about it anymore, Russia continues to trample with impunity on the Minsk cease-fire agreements. (4)...
  • Sanders and Trump: Magic sells

    02/12/2016 1:12:08 AM PST · by elhombrelibre · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11 Feb 16 | Charles Krauthammer
    The New Hampshire results have solidified the reigning cliche that the 2016 campaign is an anti-establishment revolt of both the left and the right. Largely overlooked, however, is the role played in setting the national mood by the seven-year legacy of the Obama presidency. Yes, you hear constant denunciations of institutions, parties, leaders, donors, lobbyists, influence peddlers. But the starting point of the bipartisan critique is the social, economic and geopolitical wreckage all around us. Bernie Sanders is careful never to blame President Obama directly, but his description of the America Obama leaves behind is devastating — a wasteland of...
  • Krauthammer: Christie's 'Suicide Attack' on Rubio Helped Trump Win NH

    02/09/2016 5:51:16 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 69 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 09, 2016
    Donald Trump had a "yuuuge" win in the New Hampshire Republican primary, and it was in part thanks to Chris Christie going after Marco Rubio during the GOP debate over the weekend, Charles Krauthammer said tonight.
  • Megyn Kelly Asks White House About Muslim Attack On Cop – Their 2 Word Response Says It ALL

    01/19/2016 1:24:22 PM PST · by george76 · 23 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | January 9, 2016 | Jack Davis
    Almost everyone had something to say about Thursday's incident in which a gunman who said he supported ISIS attacked Philadelphia police officer Jesse Hartnett with a gun, shooting him 17 times. Everyone except resident Obama, that is, who over the course of his administration has shown a willingness to reply instantly and passionately when police are accused of a shooting. When Fox News host Megyn Kelly asked about the latest Islamic lone wolf to stage an attack on American soil, the White House had two words to say, according to Kelly: "No comment." She then discussed the implications of the...
  • Obama's serial appeasement has backfired

    01/11/2016 4:39:21 AM PST · by Dave346 · 14 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/7/16 | Charles Krauthammer
    If you're going to engage in a foreign policy capitulation, might as well do it when everyone is getting tanked and otherwise occupied. Say, New Year's Eve. Here's the story. In October, Iran test-fires a nuclear-capable ballistic missile in brazen violation of unanimous United Nations Security Council resolutions. President Barack Obama does nothing. One month later, Iran does it again. The administration makes a few gestures at the U.N. Then nothing. Then finally, on Dec. 30, the White House announces a few sanctions. They are weak, aimed mostly at individuals and designed essentially for show. Amazingly, even that proves too...
  • Our Immigration Laws Should Screen Out Radical Islamists, Not All Muslims

    12/12/2015 5:13:32 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 95 replies
    National Review ^ | December 12, 2015 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    I appreciate being held in "(otherwise) ...considerable esteem" by Charles Krauthammer. Not only is the feeling mutual; from my end, I would even omit the "otherwise." That said, I am dismayed by his specious response to my legal analysis of Donald Trump's proposed moratorium on Muslim immigration to the United States. I am personally disappointed that Charles has distorted my position, portraying me as a Trump apologist. But that is almost beside the point. His rebuke is counterproductive to the defense of our national security - about which Krauthammer and I both care deeply - because it makes solving a...
  • Krauthammer’s Take: Trump, Carson, Cruz, Rubio Will Be GOP’s ‘Final Four’

    11/12/2015 4:52:13 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 70 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/11/2015 | NR Staff
    Sen. Rand Paul had his best night in Tuesday's Republican primary debate, but it won't be enough to alter his fortunes, Charles Krauthammer said tonight on Fox News's Special Report. "I give him points for courage and candor," Krauthammer said. "I mean his sort of isolationism is not a popular strain, but he went with it." Nonetheless, "I don't think anybody really changes his or her fortunes."Instead, he predicted how things will shake out from here: "If you look at the stage, you saw the two wings, you had Rand Paul and you had Kasich, who you could just see...
  • Krauthammer: Biden To Run As "Insurance Policy" In Case Hillary Indicted

    10/20/2015 4:18:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 50 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 20, 2015 | Jeff Poor
    On Monday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer sounded off on the prospects of Vice President Joe Biden entering the contest for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.
  • Another massacre, another charade

    10/09/2015 6:27:36 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct. 8 ,2015 | Charles Krauthammer
    here’s the cycle of poverty. There’s the cycle of violence. And then there’s the cycle of gun talk. It starts with a mass shooting. Gun-control advocates blame the deaths on gun-control opponents, who argue, in turn, that none of the proposed restrictions would have had any effect on the incident in question. The debate goes nowhere. The media move on. Until the next incident, when the cycle begins again. So with the Roseburg massacre in Oregon. Within hours, President Obama takes to the microphones to furiously denounce the National Rifle Association and its ilk for resisting “common-sense gun-safety laws.” His...
  • Krauthammer: Obama's Statement On Oregon Shooting "100% Knee-Jerk"(Shortened)

    10/02/2015 8:51:01 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 29 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 2, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Columnist Charles Krauthammer criticized President Obama’s statement on the Umpqua Community College as a “100% knee-jerk” statement while “the bodies are still warm” on Thursday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel.
  • On Islam, Ben Carson Is Right and Charles Krauthammer Is Wrongr

    09/26/2015 5:58:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | 09/26/2015 | by ANDREW C. MCCARTHY
    Does Charles Krauthammer get Islam wrong because he gets the Constitution wrong? Or does he get the Constitution wrong because he gets Islam wrong? This conundrum comes to the fore — and not for the first time — after Dr. Krauthammer’s serial denunciations of Dr. Ben Carson. In a Sunday Meet the Press interview, Carson opined that Islam is inconsistent with the United States Constitution and, therefore, that he “would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation” — meaning he would not recommend that voters elect a Muslim president. Dr. K decries Dr. C’s...
  • How Obama Swindled Americans on Iran

    09/11/2015 7:47:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    National Review ^ | 09/11/2015 | Charles Krauthammer
    Congress is finally having its say on the Iran deal. It will be an elaborate charade, however, because, having first gone to the U.N., President Obama has largely drained congressional action of relevance. At the Security Council, he pushed through a resolution ratifying the deal, thus officially committing the United States as a nation to its implementation — in advance of any congressional action. The resolution abolishes the entire legal framework, built over a decade, underlying the international sanctions against Iran. A few months from now, they will be gone. The script is already written: The International Atomic Energy Agency,...
  • Krauthammer To Megyn Kelly: Trump's Attack On Fiorina Proves You Were Right About Him At Debate

    09/11/2015 11:24:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 89 replies
    RCP ^ | 09/11/2015
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  • Krauthammer: ‘Police Have Received’ That Obama ‘Instinctively’ Sides ‘Against the Authorities

    09/02/2015 5:40:35 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/02/2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Columnist and Fox News Contributor Charles Krauthammer argued, “President Obama’s reaction to every incident where there was race involved…has always been to instinctively side himself against the authorities” “And that’s a message that the police have received” on Wednesday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel.
  • Trump on success: 'It's a movement'

    08/28/2015 8:18:35 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 12 replies
    WND ^ | Cheryl Chumley
    Donald Trump, White House hopeful and Republican leader of the pack for president, said in a telephone interview on Friday’s edition of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC that his success with poll numbers shows the country is going through a massive change, the magnitude of which some say has never before been seen. He made the remarks in answer to a question from one of the panelists who spoke of Trump’s unpopularity with many of the so-called establishment Republicans, like pundits George Will and Charles Krauthammer, and whether he could win the nomination without such support. And Trump’s response? First, he...
  • Conservatives provide a reality check on Donald Trump's mass deportation plan

    08/23/2015 12:07:09 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 174 replies
    Examiner ^ | August 22, 2015 | Mark Whittington
    Ever since Donald Trump, the mercurial businessman, media personality, and presidential candidate, proposed his immigration policy, centering on the mass deportation of up to 11 million human beings, reaction among conservatives has been decidedly mixed. Ann Coulter, for whom illegal immigration is the alpha and the omega of public policy, exalted that Trump could perform abortions in the White House, and she would not care. But Charles Krauthammer, writing in the National Review on Thursday, and George Will, in his latest column published Saturday, provided reality checks. Krauthammer wondered what the practical political effects would be of reenacting the Trail...
  • Trump Making Biased Experts Look Foolish (George Will's wife works for Rove, too...)

    08/22/2015 1:54:34 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 58 replies
    Townhall ^ | 8/21/15 | Jeff Crouere
    When Donald Trump first burst on the political scene two months ago as a presidential candidate, many of the analysts, commentators and pollsters who populate cable news programs, the so called “experts,” claimed it was all a publicity stunt. Then, they said he would never release his financial statements. Then, they said his controversial comments about Mexican illegal immigration, Senator John McCain and Fox News Host Megyn Kelly would doom his campaign. Now, they are saying his lead cannot continue for his support has a “ceiling” and his campaign is a flash in the pan. Unfortunately for the “experts,” they...
  • Laura Ingraham Just Schooled Charles Krauthammer on 14th Amendment and Donald Trump

    08/22/2015 6:41:31 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 31 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/21/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Wow! Laura Ingraham Just SCHOOLED Charles Krauthammer on 14th Amendment and Donald Trump (VIDEO) For those of you who have never seen Charles Krauthammer get schooled by a fellow journalist – here you go… ingraham krauthammer Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham just absolutely destroyed Charles Krauthammer on the 14th amendment and anchor babies tonight on Special Report. “ Charles Krauthammer: The issue of anchor babies or birthright citizenship, it is a sideshow because it’s a symptom… Laura Ingraham: There’s quite a debate about whether the 14th Amendment has to be repealed. I know a lot of people glibly say… That’s...
  • Wow! Laura Ingraham Just SCHOOLED Charles Krauthammer on 14th Amendment and Donald Trump

    08/21/2015 4:57:32 PM PDT · by markomalley · 64 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/21/15 | Jim Hoft
    For those of you who have never seen Charles Krauthammer get schooled by a fellow journalist – here you go…Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham just absolutely destroyed Charles Krauthammer on the 14th amendment and anchor babies tonight on Special Report. Charles Krauthammer: The issue of anchor babies or birthright citizenship, it is a sideshow because it’s a symptom…Laura Ingraham: There’s quite a debate about whether the 14th Amendment has to be repealed. I know a lot of people glibly say… That’s not actually been settled and you could do a whole hour on the jurisprudence surrounding that.Krauhammer: It’s been around...
  • Donald Trump’s Fantasy of Mass Deportation Is Political Poison For The GOP

    08/20/2015 10:12:32 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 83 replies
    National Reviw ^ | August 20, 2015 | CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER
    Donald Trump’s Fantasy of Mass Deportation Is Political Poison For The GOP by CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER August 20, 2015 “This was not a subject that was on anybody’s mind until I brought it up at my announcement.” — Donald Trump, on immigration, Republican debate, August 6 Not on anyone’s mind? For years, immigration has been the subject of near-constant, often bitter argument within the GOP. But it is true that Trump has brought the debate to a new place — first, with his announcement speech, about whether Mexican migrants are really rapists, and now with the somewhat more nuanced Trump plan....
  • KRAUTHAMMER: Place your bets: Favorites, dark horses are set

    08/14/2015 12:57:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Everett Herald ^ | August 14, 2015 | Dr. Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post & Fox News
    Both presidential nomination contests having been scrambled by recent events — the FBI taking control of Hillary Clinton's private email server and a raucous, roiling GOP debate — the third edition of the Racing Form is herewith rushed into print. Legal disclaimer: This column is for betting purposes only. What follows is analysis — scrubbed, as thoroughly as a Clinton server, of advocacy. (Unless I simply can't resist.) Hillary Clinton: Ever since her disastrous book-launch performance, I've thought her both (1) a weak candidate and (2) the inevitable Democratic nominee. No longer. She has fallen from her 95-percent barring-an-act-of-God perch....
  • Charles Krauthammer: Handicapping the 2016 Field, Round Three

    08/14/2015 5:38:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 08/14/2015 | Charles Krauthammer
    Both presidential nomination contests having been scrambled by recent events — the FBI taking control of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server and a raucous, roiling GOP debate — the third edition of the Racing Form is herewith rushed into print. Legal disclaimer: This column is for betting purposes only. What follows is analysis — scrubbed, as thoroughly as a Clinton server, of advocacy. (Unless I simply can’t resist.)
  • Krauthammer on Clinton email revelations: 'Nothing she says ever is true three weeks later'

    08/13/2015 10:49:34 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 11, 2015 | Fox News
    Charles Krauthammer told viewers Tuesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that revelations classified emails were found on Hillary Clinton's private server that she used to conduct business showed that “it’s not only her trustworthiness, it’s the fact that nothing she says ever is true three weeks later.”
  • Donald Trump Wages War on Fox’s ‘Dummy’ Charles Krauthammer

    06/05/2015 9:37:03 AM PDT · by PROCON · 62 replies
    mediaite ^ | June 5, 2015 | Andrew Kirell
    During Thursday evening’s edition of Special Report on Fox News, Charles Krauthammer offered some backhanded praise of Donald Trump for leading a poll of presidential candidates people will not vote for. The real estate mogul leads the poll “with a deserved 59 percent,” the pundit told host Bret Baier. “[Trump] is going to say how sad it is that I’m saying these things,” Krauthammer continued. “But, you know, this is an open forum and we have free speech. He has a well-deserved and, I would say, an impressive 59 percent.”Uh-oh, you done poke the bear now!
  • What Charles Krauthammer Said That Had Donald Trump Unleashing a Blistering Tirade: ‘(edit)’

    06/05/2015 2:29:00 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 86 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jun. 5, 2015 3:44pm | Jon Street
    Full Caption: "What Charles Krauthammer Said That Had Donald Trump Unleashing a Blistering Tirade: ‘Overrated Clown!’" Appearing on Fox News’ “Special Report” Thursday, Krauthammer cited a recent poll of current and likely 2016 Republican candidates whom respondents said they would “never” vote for. “It is led by Donald Trump, with a deserved 59 percent,” Krauthammer told host Bret Baier. “You have to add ‘deserved?’” Baier interjected.
  • Krauthammer: "Teflon Don" Trump Has Shown He's "Durable"

    08/04/2015 4:34:48 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 29 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 4, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that “Teflon Don” Donald Trump has show “he’s going to be a durable candidate” on Monday’s “O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel. Krauthammer said of Trump’s debate strategy, “I would think from his point of view, when you have the kind of lead he does, and the others have no particular incentive to attack you, because it might hurt the two of you, and leave the rest of the field unmolested, you’ve got a pretty good shot at just playing statesman and being quiet.
  • Krauthammer, Brit Hume comes down on Cruz: An act of ‘amazing hypocrisy’ to refuse to attack Trump

    07/28/2015 12:51:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 07/28/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    Ted Cruz‘s epic battle with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor flowed onto the Fox News set Monday when two influential personalities called out the Texas senator for not going after Donald Trump in the name of party solidarity — but being willing to attack one of his own party’s leaders. On Fox News’ “Special Report” Monday, commentator Brit Hume accused Cruz of hypocrisy. Ted Cruz‘s epic battle with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor flowed onto the Fox News set Monday when two influential personalities called out the Texas senator for not going...
  • Charles Krauthammer: Ted Cruz Guilty of Committing ‘Act of Rather Amazing Hypocrisy’ (Guess?)

    07/27/2015 6:05:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Blaze ^ | July 27, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    Conservative political pundit Charles Krauthammer said Monday that Sen. Ted Cruz(R-Texas) is guilty of “rather amazing hypocrisy” for blasting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, but failing to go after fellow Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump. The syndicated-columnist contended that because Cruz hopes to gain Trump supporters when the real-estate mogul drops out of the race, he won’t criticize him. Krauthammer said that left him guilty of hypocrisy....
  • The Price of Fetal Parts

    07/24/2015 8:39:24 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 22 replies
    The National Review ^ | 7-24-15 | Charles Krauthammer
    Aborting infants and selling the pieces takes a toll on practitioners’ souls. “Thank you, Planned Parenthood. God bless you.” — Barack Obama, address to Planned Parenthood, April 26, 2013 Planned Parenthood’s reaction to the release of a secretly recorded conversation about the sale of fetal body parts was highly revealing. After protesting that it had done nothing illegal, it apologized for the “tone” of one of its senior directors. Her remarks lacked compassion, admitted Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards. As if Dr. Deborah Nucatola’s cold and casual discussion over salad and wine of how the fetal body can be crushed...
  • Trump Steamrolls NBC Reporter, Takes Shots at Krauthammer and Jonah Goldberg

    07/08/2015 12:36:15 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 87 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7/8/15 | Andrew Kirell
    For those who didn’t watch Donald Trump‘s lengthy interview with NBC’s Katy Tur this afternoon, here’s a one-sentence summation: The Republican candidate constantly chided and condescended to his interviewer, talked smack about his critics, and repeated all the same claims he’s made about Mexico over the past few weeks. Asked whether he’s concerned about gun violence in America, Trump responded that he’s a “big Second Amendment person.” And when Tur asked whether he owns a gun, the following exchange ensued: TRUMP: I have the license to have a gun, yes, I do. TUR: Do you own one? TRUMP: Yes, I...
  • Krauthammer calls removal of Confederate flag ‘liberal impulse’ to do something ‘irrelevant’

    06/25/2015 10:48:54 AM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 24 replies
    BizPac Review‎ ^ | 06/24/2015 | Carmine Sabia
    Calls to remove the Confederate flag are nothing but a “standard liberal impulse” that will accomplish nothing, conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer said Tuesday. “Had the flag not existed or not been on the grounds of the (South Carolina) capital, this massacre would have happened in any case,” Krauthammer said on Fox News’ “Special Report” Tuesday. “But it’s the standard liberal impulse.” “Something happened really bad. So there’s gotta be a problem and there has to be a solution, we must do something,” Krauthammer said, mimicking the liberal thought process. “Even if the ‘something’ is entirely irrelevant.”
  • Trump Launches Twitter Tirade on Krauthammer Over Poll Comments

    06/06/2015 3:29:34 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 42 replies
    News Max ^ | Saturday, 06 Jun 2015 01:55 PM | By Sandy Fitzgerald
    Donald Trump launched a Twitter battle late Thursday and into Friday against Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer, calling him a "dummy" and a "totally overrated clown" after the conservative pundit mocked Trump's low poll ratings. The real estate mogul's Twitter tirade started after Krauthammer, appearing on the Fox News show "Special Report with Bret Baier," said that Trump's place at the top of a Fox News poll showing who Republicans would never vote for showed Trump earned a "deserved 59 percent" of the negative votes, reports Talking Points Memo. "It’s just a tremendously interesting poll," Krauthammer told Baier. "It is...
  • Michael Savage: Charles Krauthammer is “overrated”, people “confuse his dour looks for intelligence”

    06/05/2015 3:44:11 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 31 replies
    MofoPolitics ^ | Jun. 5, 2014
    On Wednesday, Charles Krauthammer came out in favor of the Bergdahl prisoner swap. Savage reax… "Charles “Sauerkraut” of Fox News– a man I’ve not been impressed with– I think he’s way overrated. Because of his sad demeanor, people think he’s intelligent. They confuse his dour looks for intelligence. They think somehow if you’re depressed-looking, you’re smart. "
  • Krauthammer Rips ‘Personal Hurt’ Obama’s ‘Closest Thing’ to a Jewish President Claim

    06/04/2015 2:02:05 PM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Jun 2015 | Jeff Poor
    On Tuesday’s “Special Report” during the show’s “All-Star Panel” segment, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer reacted to remarks from President Barack Obama claiming he was “the closest thing to a Jew that has ever sat” in the Oval Office. Krauthammer expressed his confusion, but criticized Obama’s “personal hurt” and suggested he reevaluate his position on an Iran nuke deal. “I’m not sure I even understand what that means,” Krauthammer said. “But perhaps the judgment of Israelis, who 6 million of them are Jews, have a pretty good idea what a Jew is and more importantly have a pretty good ideal...
  • Krauthammer: Hillary Email Dump Is ‘Farce,’ We Saw What She Wanted Us to See

    05/23/2015 4:08:53 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 24 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 5-22-15 | Josh Feldman
    Hundreds of Hillary Clinton‘s emails were released today, something Clinton herself said she wants, but Charles Krauthammer doesn’t really buy this is some great victory for transparency and disclosure. “There isn’t a shred of evidence,” he said, “because she shredded the evidence. This whole release is a farce.” He pointed out that it’s not like every little email Clinton ever sent will be released to the public, only the ones ‘scrubbed and cleansed and decided upon, chosen by her own people, acting in her own interest.” And, Krauthammer added, it’s working, because the media is eagerly looking through “pre-scrubbed material”...
  • It’s Obama who lost Iraq: To ask the right hypothetical questions, it's imperative <tr>

    05/22/2015 8:21:45 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 11 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | Krauthammer
    Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees. The great 60-nation anti-Islamic State coalition so grandly proclaimed by the Obama administration is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it’s the defense minister of Iran who flies into Baghdad, an unsubtle demonstration of who’s in charge — while the U.S. air campaign proves futile and America’s alleged strategy for combating the Islamic State is in free fall. It gets worse. The Gulf States’ top leaders, betrayed and bitter, ostentatiously boycott President Obama’s failed Camp David summit. “We were America’s best friend in the Arab world for 50 years,” laments Saudi Arabia’s former intelligence chief....
  • Iraq’s Decline into Chaos Traces Back to 2011, Not 2003

    05/22/2015 7:20:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/22/2015 | Charles Krauthhammer
    Ramadi falls. The Iraqi army flees. The great 60-nation anti–Islamic State coalition so grandly proclaimed by the Obama administration is nowhere to be seen. Instead, it’s the defense minister of Iran who flies into Baghdad, an unsubtle demonstration of who’s in charge — while the U.S. air campaign proves futile and America’s alleged strategy for combating the Islamic State is in free fall. It gets worse. The Gulf States’ top leaders, betrayed and bitter, ostentatiously boycott President Obama’s failed Camp David summit. “We were America’s best friend in the Arab world for 50 years,” laments Saudi Arabia’s former intelligence chief....
  • How, by bending over backwards to strike a nuclear deal with Iran, Obama is abandoning our allies

    04/24/2015 11:51:50 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 8 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer
    <p>Gulf of Aden: Iran sends a flotilla of warships and weapons-carrying freighters to reinforce the rebels in Yemen — a noncontiguous, non-Persian, nonthreatening (to Iran) Arabian state — asserting its new status as regional bully and arbiter. The Obama administration sends an aircraft carrier group, apparently to prevent this gross breach of the UN weapons embargo on Yemen. Instead, the administration announces that it has no intention of doing anything. Meanwhile, it exerts pressure on Saudi Arabia to halt its air war over Yemen and agree to negotiate a political settlement involving Iran.</p>
  • Obama’s Nixon doctrine: anointing Iran (Krauthammer)

    04/25/2015 6:01:08 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 6 replies
    WaPo ^ | Krauthammer
    In December, President Obama said that he wished to see Iran ultimately become a “very successful regional power.” His wish — a nightmare for the Western-oriented Arab states — is becoming a reality. Consider: ● Gulf of Aden: Iran sends a flotilla of warships and weapons-carrying freighters to reinforce the rebels in Yemen — a noncontiguous, non-Persian, nonthreatening (to Iran) Arabian state — asserting its new status as regional bully and arbiter. The Obama administration sends an aircraft carrier group, apparently to prevent this gross breach of the U.N. weapons embargo on Yemen. Instead, the administration announces that it has...
  • She Rides By Van: The Hillary Clinton Launch

    04/17/2015 4:28:25 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 30 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 17, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer
    She Rides By Van: The Hillary Clinton Launch By Charles Krauthammer April 16 See Hillary ride in a van! Watch her meet everyday Americans! Witness her ordering a burrito bowl at Chipotle! Which she did wearing shades, as did her chief aide Huma Abedin, yielding security-camera pictures that made them look (to borrow from Karl Rove) like fugitives on the lam, wanted in seven states for a failed foreign policy. There’s something surreal about Hillary Clinton’s Marie Antoinette tour, sampling cake and commoners. But what else can she do? After Barack Obama, she’s the best-known political figure in America. She...
  • BOOM! Krauthammer Just Dropped The “P” Bomb As He Guts Obama’s Attack On Scott Walker

    04/08/2015 12:28:24 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 90 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 4-8-15 | Norvell Rose
    In addition to being a regular on Fox News and a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, Charles Krauthammer is also a board certified psychiatrist. So he presumably knows what he’s talking about when he discusses mental disorders and diseases. That’s why it was particularly interesting to hear Krauthammer’s use of the word “pathological” when describing President Obama’s sneering attack on Scott Walker in connection with the governor’s comments about the Iran nuclear agreement. The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines “pathological” as “extreme in a way that is not normal or that shows an illness or mental problem.” Video at source:
  • Krauthhammer--Obama’s Betraying Our Allies – to Partner With Iran

    03/24/2015 6:04:37 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 40 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | March 24, 2015 | Sara Noble
    “He thinks he is going to do a Nixon to China. He is the man who is going to develop the entente, the understanding, the condominium with Iran to run the Middle East. We will join with them. We are going to recognize their presence, their dominance in Iraq, in Syria, in Lebanon, and now in Yemen as that will be the reward for having cut a deal with us on nuclear weapons.” “That’s impossible, O’Reilly said, “because if that ever were to come true, we would alienate all of the Sunni nations. Saudi Arabia, the Emirates…” “But that’s exactly...
  • Krauthammer’s Take: ‘It’s Clear that Obama Loathes Netanyahu

    03/18/2015 7:56:59 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 45 replies
    National Review ^ | March 18, 2015
    Krauthammer’s Take: ‘It’s Clear that Obama Loathes Netanyahu March 18, 2015 President Obama’s approach to Iran and the Middle East was firmly rejected in Israel’s election on Tuesday, in which prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu won reelection, said Charles Krauthammer. “This was an election between Bibi and Obama — that was on the ballot,” he said on Wednesday’s Special Report. “He did everything he could to unseat him, but he failed.”