He was an intellectual provocateur who championed the muscular foreign policy of neo-conservatism that helped lay the ideological groundwork for the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. A star of page and screen, Dr. Krauthammer passed from cancer of the small intestine.
Krauthammer was unbiased, an equal opportunity critic as far as political parties were concerned, and I fear he passed at the worst time possible. His even-keeled delivery of facts and, ultimately, his take on the subject matter at hand, will be missed. Here is one of his best televised moments ever.