Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist and Fox News mainstay, revealed in a touching letter Friday that he has only a few weeks live.

Charles Krauthammer Passes Away at 68

Krauthammer’s greatness was his ability to salvage grand themes from the muddle of everyday politics, and — the hardest part — to explain them in ordinary language.

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In Memoriam: First Lady Barbara Bush (1925-2018)

Former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away on Tuesday at the age of 92, two days after her family spokesman, Jim McGrath, announced that she would seek “comfort care” rather than additional medical treatment for her ailing health.

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In Memoriam: Avi Davis (1958-2015)

Avi Davis, president and founder of the American Freedom Alliance, passed away peacefully early Monday morning at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was surrounded by friends and loved ones.

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Mervin Field, Cal Polling and Marketing Pioneer, Passes away at 94

California’s premier pollster, Mervin Field, passed away Monday at his home in Marin County at the age of 94 after what was described as a brief illness. He was one of the architects of modern polling and focus groups that grew up along with the rise of modern media marketing.

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Flashback: David Carr’s Obituary of Andrew Breitbart, ‘The Provocateur’

Primarily a media and culture writer, Carr was one of the most established brands at the most established publication, yet he approached his topics earnestly and with markedly less cynicism than most of his mainstream media peers. A perfect illustration of that is the exceptional 2600-word obituary, “The Provocateur,” he penned after the death of Andrew Breitbart.

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Blue State Blues: Liberals Focus on the Wrong Mario Cuomo Speech

While the convention speech is notable for its focus on the division between rich and poor, the Iona College is remarkable for its emphasis on a common question facing members of a prosperous society. What is the purpose of wealth, Cuomo asked, if it does not provide happiness?