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RIP Robert Novak

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by DanOregon, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    CNN reporting "The Prince of Darkness" has died.
     
  2. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Damn. Knew he was sick, but hadn't heard anything in a while.

    An acerbic pen and a sharp mind.
     
  3. Jesus_Muscatel

    Jesus_Muscatel Active Member

    RIP Mr. Novak.
     
  4. Johnny Dangerously

    Johnny Dangerously Active Member

    Used to love to watch "Crossfire" with Novak and Tom Braden.



    RIP.
     
  5. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    RIP to one of the greats of cable journalism.
     
  6. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    His legacy will always be tainted by the Valerie Plame thing, but his contributions to the public discourse can't be ignored.
     
  7. Spoke at my Journalism college graduation, and did a good, non-political job. Didn't like a lot of what he said, but he was a man of the craft. RIP.
     
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    RIP.

    Remember, one instance of bad judgment -- even for what seems like a throwaway item in a column -- can haunt you forever.
     
  9. hacksaw2828

    hacksaw2828 Member

    Didn't he also hit a pedestrian on a bicycle and flee the scene of an accident or did they find out this was related to the brain tumor? I can't remember.
     
  10. MartinEnigmatica

    MartinEnigmatica Active Member

    Yeah, that was a little more than a year ago. Just a horrible, horrible affliction. RIP, Mr. Novak.
     
  11. Sleeper

    Sleeper Member

    He went into the hospital about a week after hitting the pedestrian.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/07/28/AR2008072801277.html

    I tried but could never really get into his columns in the Post. But he did have a style all his own, and you could tell he loved being a reporter more than just blowing hot air.
     
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    OK. Two instances of bad judgment.
     
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