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Charles Krauthammer, 1950-2018
Commentary Magazine, by John Podhoretz

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 6/23/2018 10:03:20 AM

Charles Krauthammer made people understand their own thoughts. It was Charles who collated the various strands of Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy and codified them as the Reagan Doctrine in a Time Magazine essay in 1985. He did the same with the Bush Doctrine 16 years later—and his codification played a role in how Bush himself came to formulate his approach to the world following 9/11. And in 2009, Charles codified the Obama Doctrine as well, although not by that name, in a speech he turned into one of the great articles of our time, “Decline Is a Choice.” I was there when he delivered that speech and rushed up to him

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When sorting out the life and times of such a central figure in today´s conservatism, it´s good to read what those who knew him have to say. Especially when they can add anecdotes to the story of his life. At the end, John states that Charles didn´t believe in God. It makes US True Believers wonder if he was the example of each life must be worn till the end, or that he was just fighting to keep from the "void".

Rest In Peace, Charles.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: trackman999, 6/23/2018 10:27:05 AM     (No. 11673218)

Not true. I saw a tape of him yesterday on Fox. He was talking about the universe and said that there was a GOD.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ginadee, 6/23/2018 11:29:54 AM     (No. 11673303)

#2, I saw Dr. Charles K. on (live) TV a while back declaring he was agnostic. Hopefully, he saw the Light. He was a good and brave man.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Smart11344, 6/23/2018 12:19:51 PM     (No. 11673399)

I truly admire this fine man. I didn´t always agree with him, but he had a fine mind and I hope he rests in peace for eternity.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: faldo, 6/23/2018 2:12:29 PM     (No. 11673517)

Will Mr. K´s hailed work (ie. Bush Doctrine, Reagan Doctrine, etc) stand the test of time...?

I think his work will be re-evaluated once the JFK papers are all released.

He was a deepstate mouthpiece for the banksters & media manipulators--he sanitized their world and elevated the perception we have of the ruling cabal.

Come on, Walter Mondale....!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: daria, 6/23/2018 5:24:19 PM     (No. 11673695)

No matter what his private beliefs, he carried his crosses like a true follower of Christ. RIP.

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