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 Charles Krauthammer - “I defer to John, whom I asked about this before our show, about the context of this, and perhaps you could give it as you gave it to me before.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “This is a formidable enemy. To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating 'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense. People willing to kill thousands of innocents while they kill themselves are not cowards. They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “Would a Friday night be best Or a really big news day”
 Charles Krauthammer - “Post-Watergate morality, by which anything left private is taken as presumptive evidence of wrongdoing.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “I know people see it as a meltdown, ... I think it's a sign of maturity of a movement that can have a furious fight over principle.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “If you parse her words very carefully, she always says she is not interested in running for office. She obviously doesn't want to 'run', but if she were asked for the good of the party, I think she would love to be president or vice-president.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “If you parse her words very carefully, she always says she is not interested in running for office, ... She obviously doesn't want to 'run', but if she were asked for the good of the party, I think she would love to be president or vice-president.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “I would come to his defense if I knew what he had said, and if he had said blacks have an inherent predisposition to criminality, I would not defend him, but I don't, I'm not sure that's what he said.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “There is no comparing the brutality and cynicism of today's pop culture with that of forty years ago from High Noon to Robocop is a long descent.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “Our crisis of today is Katrina, probably a couple of hundred billion, and I think you start by canceling every earmark, all 6,371 earmarks, special pork spending, in the newly-passed transportation bill. It's only 24 billion, lunch money, but it's a rather ample lunch.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “To have selected her, when conservative jurisprudence has at least a dozen others on a bench deeper than that of the New York Yankees, is scandalous.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “Phony Theory, False Conflict.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “In an essay 10 years ago, I pointed out that it is utterly logical for polygamy rights to follow gay rights. After all, if traditional marriage is defined as the union of (1) two people of (2) opposite gender, and if, as advocates of gay marriage insist, the gender requirement is nothing but prejudice, exclusion and an arbitrary denial of one's autonomous choices in love, then the first requirement - the number restriction (two and only two) - is a similarly arbitrary, discriminatory and indefensible denial of individual choice.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “By choosing a candidate essentially of stealth, and who is a crony, is a retreat into smallness, and that is really disappointing to those of us who have supported him on all the big things.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back”
 Charles Krauthammer - “Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country - and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “Middleness is the very enemy of the bold.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “In the old days one merely gawked at these unfortunates. Donahue's genius is to get them to talk.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “If we insist that public life be reserved for those whose personal history is pristine, we are not going to get paragons of virtue running our affairs. We will get the very rich, who contract out the messy things in life . . .”
 Charles Krauthammer - “In the middle ages, people took potions for their ailments. In the 19th century they took snake oil. Citizens of today's shiny, technological age are too modern for that. They take antioxidants and extract of cactus instead.”
 Charles Krauthammer - “After endless days of commuting on the freeway to an antiseptic, sealed-window office, there is a great urge to backpack in the woods and build a fire.”