Charles Krauthammer Quotes

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 will contract out the messy things in life: the very dull, who have nothing to hide and nothing to show: and the very devious, expert at covering their tracks and ambitious enough to risk their discovery.




Charles Krauthammer, Political Columnist, Time, September 10, 1984

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Charles Krauthammer
Charles Krauthammer
  • Born: March 13, 1950
  • Died: June 21, 2018
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Political Columnist, Author, Speechwriter, Psychiatrist

Charles Krauthammer was an American political columnist. A conservative political pundit, in 1987 Krauthammer won the Pulitzer Prize for his column in The Washington Post. His weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.