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Michael Savage: Charles Krauthammer is “overrated”, people “confuse his dour looks for intelligence”
http://www.mofopolitics.com/2014/06/05/michael-savage-charles-krauthammer-is-overrated-only-seems-intelligent-because-hes-depressed-all-the-time/ ^ | MFP

Posted on 06/07/2014 4:46:23 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal

On Wednesday, Charles Krauthammer came out in favor of the Bergdahl prisoner swap. Savage reax…

"Charles “Sauerkraut” of Fox News– a man I’ve not been impressed with– I think he’s way overrated. Because of his sad demeanor, people think he’s intelligent. They confuse his dour looks for intelligence. They think somehow if you’re depressed-looking, you’re smart. "

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1 posted on 06/07/2014 4:46:24 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
I used to confuse Wiener's psychotic rants for intelligence.
2 posted on 06/07/2014 4:48:40 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

This from Michael “Jerry Brown” Savage.


3 posted on 06/07/2014 4:49:12 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Does Weiner/Savage have a medical degree like Krauthammer?


4 posted on 06/07/2014 4:50:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Masters in medical botany and a second in medical anthropology, and Ph.D in epidemiology and nutrition sciences.

-PJ

5 posted on 06/07/2014 4:53:37 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Easy, Mikey. Glass houses, and all that. Play nice in the sandbox.


6 posted on 06/07/2014 4:54:12 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Liberals - destroyers of both men and civilizations. The Fourth Turning Cometh.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; ObamahatesPACoal

The Kraut is also beyond M.D. and into being a psychiatrist.

He can get a good read on Obozo and Savage just by looking at them.


7 posted on 06/07/2014 4:55:05 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

He seems to like attacking conservatives.


8 posted on 06/07/2014 4:55:36 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

U talking about the Kraut or Savage?


9 posted on 06/07/2014 4:56:01 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Michale Savage is very nasty to his staff and was very nasty to his wife when she was his producer and board op, back in San Francisco before he was syndicated.

He lucked out with his great family and he is garbage.


10 posted on 06/07/2014 4:56:05 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

To everyone his own opinion. Myself, I’m not much impressed with Savage, his intelligence, attitude, demeanor, you name it.


11 posted on 06/07/2014 4:56:18 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: shalom aleichem
Savage.

I'd say they're equivalently lettered. Neither practices physical medicine, both have advanced degrees in medical sciences.

-PJ

12 posted on 06/07/2014 4:58:22 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: gaijin

He’d be a liberal,if there was a buck in it!


13 posted on 06/07/2014 4:59:25 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
I don't think Michael S. knows the academic and literary creds Charles K. brings to the table.

He is a board certified psychiatrist and has degrees in political science and economics. He rec'd his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and was a chief resident in Psychiatry at Mass. General. He won a Pulitzer during his tenure as a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post.

I can recommend his recent book, "Things That Matter", three decades of his best writings.

14 posted on 06/07/2014 5:00:42 PM PDT by Banjoguy
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

One of the least appealing things about Savage is his jealousy towards other pundits/media personalities. Savage can be very entertaining and he often makes some very excellent points, but he is a total narcissist and very much a child of the 60s — the likes of which he makes fun of everyday.


15 posted on 06/07/2014 5:01:23 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters for Freedom and Rededication to the Principles of the U.S. Constitution)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

I somewhat agree with Savage. Krauthammer is an atheist and, therefore ultimately arrives at the logical conclusion of atheists: they have no logical right to claim any moral position.


16 posted on 06/07/2014 5:02:42 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: JimSEA

I agree. He is proof that one can follow the numbers and obtain degrees while still not being very smart. I have listened to his show many times out of curiosity and for the entertainment value. He has very poor analytical skills. His premises are exaggerated and often wrong. Garbage in, garbage out


17 posted on 06/07/2014 5:03:07 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
Calling fellow talk show hosts names is an indication of lack of self esteem and he's likely doing it to attract the left wingers.

I suspect what's really pissing him off is that despite all his name calling, the targets of his derision are ignoring him....and that's the way it should be.

18 posted on 06/07/2014 5:03:35 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (By now, everyone should know that you shoot a zombie in the head. Don't try to reason with them...)
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To: gaijin
Michale Savage is very nasty to his staff

Several weeks ago, his call screener up and quit in the middle of the program......You have any information on that?

19 posted on 06/07/2014 5:05:54 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (By now, everyone should know that you shoot a zombie in the head. Don't try to reason with them...)
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To: 3Fingas

Or that he’s spot on about Krauthammer. He’s usually a year too late or pointing out the obvious like a stopped clock.


20 posted on 06/07/2014 5:06:23 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Savage needs to up his Midol dose.


21 posted on 06/07/2014 5:07:01 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Banjoguy

My experience with psych majors is they’re healing themselves.


22 posted on 06/07/2014 5:07:57 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: driftdiver
On Wednesday, Charles Krauthammer came out in favor of the Bergdahl prisoner swap.

There's nothing conservative about that position.

23 posted on 06/07/2014 5:07:59 PM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Beat me to it.


24 posted on 06/07/2014 5:08:30 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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Gratuitous attention whoring.

Krauthammer has a distinguished appearance, a modest disposition, and was paralyzed in a diving accident.


25 posted on 06/07/2014 5:12:07 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Political Junkie Too
Masters in medical botany and a second in medical anthropology, and Ph.D in epidemiology and nutrition sciences.

Did Savage earn his degrees while paralyzed from the neck down like Krauthammer...?

26 posted on 06/07/2014 5:12:15 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: fwdude

I somewhat agree with Savage. Krauthammer is an atheist and, therefore ultimately arrives at the logical conclusion of atheists: they have no logical right to claim any moral position.


But he can be right as well as wrong.


27 posted on 06/07/2014 5:12:55 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: JimSEA

+1


28 posted on 06/07/2014 5:12:58 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Political Junkie Too
both have advanced degrees in medical sciences.

Krauthamer is a legitimate MD who can prescribe prescriptions.

Savage claims to have a PhD, which doesn't even come close to a medical degree.........

29 posted on 06/07/2014 5:14:04 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (By now, everyone should know that you shoot a zombie in the head. Don't try to reason with them...)
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To: mac_truck

On Wednesday, Charles Krauthammer came out in favor of the Bergdahl prisoner swap.


There’s nothing conservative about that position.

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Or logical.


30 posted on 06/07/2014 5:14:59 PM PDT by boycott
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

As much as I like Savage, this is his ego talking and it is not helpful to diminish Krauthammer in this manner.


31 posted on 06/07/2014 5:16:36 PM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: fwdude

Isn’t Savage an atheist as well?


32 posted on 06/07/2014 5:16:54 PM PDT by cblue55 ("Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants,")
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Michael Savage is surpassed only by Barak Obama in ego and verbal diarrhea. Due to the contract dustup, Savage replaced Hannity here in Huntsville, Al. Savage is AWFUL!


33 posted on 06/07/2014 5:17:37 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: fwdude
Krauthammer is an atheist

Apparently not ...more like an agnostic...

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer told The Daily Caller in a recent interview that he doesn’t believe in God in the traditional sense. But while he doesn’t describe himself as an atheist, the popular commentator said that he has a “complicated notion of the deity.”

I Dont Believe...: Charles Krauthammer Shares His Thoughts on God and the Mystery of the Universe Image source: Twitter/@krauthammer “There was once a philosopher who said, ‘I don’t believe in God, but I fear him greatly.’ That’s about where I am,” he told the outlet. “I’ve had a fairly difficult and complicated notion of the deity.”

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/12/23/i-dont-believe-in-god-but-i-fear-him-greatly-krauthammer-explains-his-thoughts-on-religion/

34 posted on 06/07/2014 5:18:03 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

imho, both of these men are brilliant.. often correct... but as several posters have pointed out... sometimes wrong.
The Dr. K has the advantage of not being abrasive like Dr. Savage is so often. There was a time when I just couldn’t bear to listen to Savage he was so offensive towards callers and, yes, his staff in the studio. I try to listen now and sometimes he is on his good behavior (or meds) and he can do a very interesting, and entertaining program.
Other times I find myself rushing to punch the button for another station.
Dr. K is never offensive, and is often quite amusing too with his quiet wit....


35 posted on 06/07/2014 5:19:40 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

All I know is that George Will carries a Charles Krauthammer lunch box!


36 posted on 06/07/2014 5:19:43 PM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: mac_truck

Sure, doesn’t change that Krauthammer is usually one of the good guys.

Savage loves friendly fire. Probably because it gets him the attention he craves but can’t earn any other way.


37 posted on 06/07/2014 5:20:49 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Hot Tabasco
Several weeks ago, his call screener up and quit in the middle of the program......You have any information on that?

Good God, wow..! Same old Savage, I guess, can't say I'm a bit surprised.

I don't have any details on that, but:

Mike's first radio gig was as a midnight fill-in host at KGO radio in San Francisco --he was just starting out so they gave him a super cr*ppy time slot.

Mike was filling in for a super liberal guy, so naturally his audience completely loathed Michael, which suited the management fine (they don't care whether the audience listens out of morbid revulsion or genuine affinity, so long as they listen).

Another one of the hosts there at KGO (and later KSFO, whose host booth was about 4 meters from that of KGO) was Jim Eason, a pretty laid-back, Southern guy who retired about 8 years ago to North Carolina: he had a wide following and his daughter started producing/opping for Mike and the SAME thing happened.

Mike really really beat-up on her, in spite of the working history Mike had with her father. Really made her into a human punching bag. Often for nothing.

Since Mike got syndicated and Jim did not I'm completely sure this falling out of theirs doesn't bother Mike one whit --Mike craves and respects wealth, influence and power and very little else.

Mike has LOTS of talent and blessings, but playing nice and fair is not one of them --he got this management style from his dictatorial father and it was later strongly intensified under his various professors at UC Berkeley.

What he did to Janet, his wife, and Jims daughter he has done to many others, and your story does not surprise me.

Mike CANNOT change this part of his personality, this late in life. I'm not even sure if he's trying, either.

Inwardly Mike would probably dispute very little of what I've typed.

38 posted on 06/07/2014 5:22:04 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

Michael Savage show the most common trait of the self-impressed; he’s easily impressed.


39 posted on 06/07/2014 5:22:21 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: JimSEA

“I’m not much impressed with Savage, his intelligence, attitude, demeanor, you name it.”
______________________________________________________
I agree. Savage, who thinks that he is so much better then all the rest, IS a mental disorder. His demeanor, concerning the other talkers, gets very boring.


40 posted on 06/07/2014 5:23:16 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: Hot Tabasco
True that Krauthammer has a psychiatry degree that can prescribe medicines.

Savage's studies were more laboratory sciences.

-PJ

41 posted on 06/07/2014 5:23:28 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
Savage may have a point but the way he attacks other conservatives or moderates in personal ways I detest.....

he thinks he's being "modern' and "edgy" I guess and wants to attract all listeners....not me......

I'm only on one team....the team that will defeat rats and that ilk....Savage is on his own team....to diminish other pundits while he tries to pull in more people...he can go to hell....

and I detest Krackmyer too....but its not personal....

42 posted on 06/07/2014 5:27:05 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Popman
Does it matter?

Savage did field work on island jungles studying plants.

I'm not trying to be a defender of Savage by any means, but it's ridiculous to suggest that because Krauthammer was paralyzed when he got his degree, that somehow his degree is better or worth more.

-PJ

43 posted on 06/07/2014 5:27:40 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: cblue55
Isn’t Savage an atheist as well?

Savage acknowledges God, from what I've heard from him. He might be a "practical atheist," but one who defers to the moral order of a God created universe.

44 posted on 06/07/2014 5:30:58 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal
"Charles “Sauerkraut” of Fox News– a man I’ve not been impressed with– I think he’s way overrated. Because of his sad demeanor, people think he’s intelligent. They confuse his dour looks for intelligence. They think somehow if you’re depressed-looking, you’re smart. "

Savage has a point here. Krauthammer often shows common sense in his analyses, but once in awhile he makes no sense at all. Maybe he is fundamentally unhappy and depressed. Thus explaining his outlier comments, and Savage's comments.

45 posted on 06/07/2014 5:31:06 PM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: Viking2002

“Easy, Mikey. Glass houses, and all that. Play nice in the sandbox.”

Yeah, I’m thinking Mikey is suffering from, metaphorically speaking, a case of penis envy, lol :)


46 posted on 06/07/2014 5:31:32 PM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: Bryan24
I had to Bing-ize search him, since I had no idea who he is.....and I still don't.

Quit impressive appearance, he....

47 posted on 06/07/2014 5:32:11 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It ain't a "hashtag"....it's a damn pound sign. ###)
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To: Popman

No, he was swimming nekkid with Alan Ginsberg & others.


48 posted on 06/07/2014 5:37:12 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Dr. Ursus
He’d be a liberal, if there was a buck in it!

If I remember right, years ago, he was into global warming, as is Art Bell.

49 posted on 06/07/2014 5:37:15 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: ObamahatesPACoal

“Dr.” Krauthammer always supports his Obama.
Makes him certified.


50 posted on 06/07/2014 5:41:16 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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