Sad News: Novak Retires

Chicago Sun-Times political columnist Robert Novak has announced his immediate retirement following the diagnosis of a brain tumor, the newspaper reported on its Web site Monday.

It said Novak described his prognosis as “dire.”

“The details are being worked out with the doctors this week, but the tentative plan is for radiation and chemotherapy,” the newspaper quoted Novak.

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We can only pray that everything works out with his health. His retirement is a loss to the political community and the country. As a journalist, he held all to the same standards of scrutiny and as a editorialist, he was a strong, yet fair, conservative.

Hat Tip: The Corner

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4 thoughts on “Sad News: Novak Retires

  1. Most of my experience with Novak was from when he was on “Crossfire” with Tucker Carlson. Haven’t really followed his career much after that, except for the occasional Sunday morning show.

    I have to say on Crossfire, even if you didn’t agree with him, he was certainly entertaining and knew the issues. He could really get excited !

    I wish him and his family all the best during whas will most likely be quite an ordeal, and he is in my thoughts and prayers.

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