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Time Magazine Gets Rids of its Two Conservative Columnists


Last week, Time magazine rewarded Vladimir Putin for his increasingly dictatorial ways by anointing him “Person of the Year.” (There was never any chance, of course, of a pro-American European leader like Nicholas Sarkozy winning the award from a magazine whose owners also run CNN.)


Now America’s “leading news magazine” has apparently dropped its only two conservative-leaning columnists, Charles Krauthammer and William Kristol.


Asked by The New York Observer if he would have preferred to stay with the magazine, Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize winning columnist for The Washington Post, replied that he didn’t have a choice. “It’s a hypothetical that didn’t arise,” he said.


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