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Charles Krauthammer
Charles Krauthammer writes a weekly political column that runs on Fridays. He is also a Fox News commentator, appearing nightly on "Special Report with Bret Baier," and a panelist on "Inside Washington." Krauthammer joined The Post as a columnist in 1984, and he received the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1987 for "his witty and insightful columns on national issues." Krauthammer began his journalism career at The New Republic, where he was a writer and editor and won the 1984 National Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism. Before going into journalism, he was a speechwriter for Vice President Walter Mondale in 1980, he helped direct planning in psychiatric research for the Carter administration, and he practiced medicine for three years as a resident and then chief resident in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. Krauthammer was born in New York City and grew up in Montreal, Quebec. He attended McGill University, Balliol College, Oxford and Harvard Medical School. E-mail him at letters@charleskrauthammer.com.
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I'm convinced that our great-grandchildren will find it difficult to believe that we actually raised, herded and slaughtered animals on an industrial scale — for the eating. The way we treat animals will ...
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With Ted Cruz announcing his candidacy, it's time to use racing formats to take a look at the best potential candidates for the GOP, such as Rand Paul, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Chris Christie and Marco Rubio.
For now, go for the doable. Abolish the filibuster and challenge the president. And when asked, "How can you do such a thing?" tell them to ask Harry Reid.
Not to worry, says Obama's national security adviser: This is not World War II. As if one should be reassured because the current chaos has yet to achieve the level of the most devastating conflict in human his...
What did the Islamic State think it could possibly gain by burning alive a captured Jordanian pilot? I wouldn't underestimate the absence of logic, the sheer depraved thrill of a cult reveling in its barbarism....
On the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz, mourning dead Jews is easy. ... Want to truly honor the dead? Show solidarity with the living — Israel and its 6 million Jews. Make "never again" more than an empty p...
President Obama is not admitting that terrorism is growing all around the world.
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