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Krauthammer Tells PBS Viewers ‘Try Fox’ to Hear What You Won’t On This Show
Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2013 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 12/14/2013 4:30:47 PM PST by Kaslin

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer clearly was unhappy with the liberal topics being discussed on PBS’s Inside Washington Friday.

At one point, he looked into the camera after mentioning the new deadline changes to ObamaCare announced this week and said, “You won’t hear about this on this show, so try Fox” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Krauthammer Tells PBS Viewers ‘Try Fox’ to Hear What You Won’t On This Show

GORDON PETERSON, HOST: We can tell you what they said. They said they don’t like it. The Tea Partiers don’t like it, the Heritage Action doesn’t like it. Erick Erickson of Red State accused the deal’s co-architect Paul Ryan of outright capitulation. Ryan’s response was this: Look, you want to get things done, you have to be willing to be criticized by everybody. Republicans don’t run everything. You have to find a way to work with the other side of the aisle to make the government work. Apparently there are people in Washington who find that kind of reasoning toxic, Charles.

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Let me start with an editorial note: I love how you guys just can’t wait to get your teeth into Republicans throwing mud at Republicans on a week when this administration - by the way, the viewers, you’re not going to hear a word about a week in which the secretary of HHS unilaterally, lawlessly changed every deadline in the ObamaCare law without any legal authority, in a way that is absolutely astonishing - but you won’t hear about this on this show, so try Fox.

Just before the program's conclusion, host Gordon Peterson said next week would be the last show before Inside Washington permanently goes off the air.

With that in mind, maybe Krauthammer isn't going to be on next week, and this was his last chance to inform PBS viewers that they're not hearing the whole story.

If that's the case, I am truly saddened to think this is the last time we're going to see Charles squabble with the likes of Colby King, Mark Shields, and Nina Totenberg.

On a more personal note, as I've been watching this show since it was called Agronsky and Company many decades ago, it will be with a heavy heart that I watch the final episode next week with or without Charles.


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: krauthammer; zinger

1 posted on 12/14/2013 4:30:47 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Krauthammer’s been doing awesome work lately trying to get the truth out.


2 posted on 12/14/2013 4:40:50 PM PST by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Kaslin

Yikes...pretty gutsy!


3 posted on 12/14/2013 4:41:44 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Gay State Conservative; MinuteGal

Well, that was a wonderful bit of advertising on Charles’ part for Fox News. He’s a smart cookie. He knows that next week will be Inside Washington’s last show, so he is trying to steer the viewing audience, who will be looking around for a new home, to Fox. Nice going Charles, clever move.


4 posted on 12/14/2013 4:49:39 PM PST by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: Kaslin

“All things considered.” Yeah, right.


5 posted on 12/14/2013 4:52:37 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Kaslin

Mark Shields has been certifiable since Jump Street. Any show with him on it gives you a lesson on how nasty, vile, and pig-ignorant stupid left-wingers can be.


6 posted on 12/14/2013 4:53:03 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Kaslin

That is pretty good Kraut.

I DVR Inside Washington each week but delete it if he’s not on the show.


7 posted on 12/14/2013 4:53:08 PM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: Kaslin

Would have loved to see the whole show but I’d have to plug my nose and I’d have to take some blood pressure meds when I remember that they get tax payer dollars.


8 posted on 12/14/2013 4:54:25 PM PST by dhs12345
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Mark Shields has been certifiable since Jump Street. Any show with him on it gives you a lesson on how nasty, vile, and pig-ignorant stupid left-wingers can be.

I've seen that arrogant little Nazi b@$t@rd a couple of times (before I wised up and stopped watching him). Your description is exactly correct. I could see him being the much hated and feared commandant of a concentration camp.

9 posted on 12/14/2013 5:01:54 PM PST by Hardastarboard (The question of our age is whether a majority of Americans can and will vote us all into slavery.)
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To: JennysCool

——Krauthammer’s been doing awesome work lately trying to get the truth out.-——

CK is a Washington insider....which normally means as a conservative, you try to be unbiased to maintain access. .. when the hammer starts to up the rhetoric you know things are very bad in DC....

I think he is very concerned about the future of the country...


10 posted on 12/14/2013 5:13:58 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Kaslin

Will Fox tell me about important news items that PBS doesn’t, such as the liberal war on Christmas?


11 posted on 12/14/2013 5:33:31 PM PST by Hoplite
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To: Popman; All

BTW the link should be NewsBusters.org not Townhall.com


12 posted on 12/14/2013 5:33:47 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

He actually said that I saw repeat on one of PBS SO CAL Plus that PBS SO CAL spin off channel LOL!


13 posted on 12/14/2013 5:36:41 PM PST by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: Kaslin

That will be his last time on that show!


14 posted on 12/14/2013 6:09:36 PM PST by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: flaglady47
He knows that next week will be Inside Washington’s last show, so he is trying to steer the viewing audience...

Hmmm,I didn't know that.It's still a gutsy move,IMO,and you're correct to point out that it's a smart one as well.IIRC he appears on at least one other PBS news show (Washington Week?) and if I'm correct his statement might annoy the folks at PBS...thus the "gutsy" comment from me.And you're correct to comment on his intelligence...I interacted with him on many occasions when he was a Harvard Medical student and I was working at one of Harvard's big teaching hospitals.Very,very smart and a surprisingly nice,and down to earth,guy.I say "surprisingly" because if I had his medical situation I'd probably be nasty to pretty much everyone all the time.

15 posted on 12/14/2013 7:21:38 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Popman
I think he is very concerned about the future of the country...

He probably thinks about Death Panels more than most people, and he probably fears them more than most people. Perhaps not for himself (he's rich) but for anyone else in his situation, a lot of basic medical care might be "against protocol" just because they don't walk so good -- so why spend the money on 'em?

16 posted on 12/14/2013 7:26:48 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: Gay State Conservative

Such a condition can lead one to the inevitable conclusion that we are not in control of our destinies. To abide by this truth is to discover what that destiny is.


17 posted on 12/14/2013 7:32:02 PM PST by RobbyS (quotes)
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To: Kaslin

BTTT!!


18 posted on 12/14/2013 7:38:30 PM PST by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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To: Hoplite

Sarcasm?


19 posted on 12/14/2013 8:44:09 PM PST by tinamina
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Kaslin.


20 posted on 12/14/2013 9:10:17 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Kaslin

Good for Krauthammer, but those who live in the liberal bubble don’t want to hear that anything of value exists outside that bubble. It’s cozy inside the bubble. They like cozy.


21 posted on 12/14/2013 9:20:19 PM PST by TChad (The Obamacare Motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: JennysCool

You’re right - Krauthammer’s talking to the most closed minded people outside of North Korea on the planet. He’s telling them to open up their minds a little bit - try FOX - see how those OTHER than liberal elites see the world.

Good for Krauthammer.


22 posted on 12/14/2013 10:09:23 PM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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