“There’s no question if you walked out of here and I dropped dead, my obit would probably have [the Plame affair] in the lede,” Robert Novak told the Observer in 2007. “I don’t have too many years left, so that’s probably what it’ll be. The idea that that’s my legacy is unfortunate, Read More
In his most recent column, Robert Novak explains how hitting a pedestrian with his car made him realize that something was wrong with him, ultimately leading to the diagnosis of his brain tumor.
As Mr. Novak writes:
I did not realize I had hit anyone until a shirt-sleeved young man on a bicycle, Read More
It seems like it was only a month ago that syndicated columnist Robert Novak announced he was retiring from writing as his recently diagnosed brain tumor was described as "dire." In fact, it wasn’t even a month ago: It was August 4th.
Well, Mr. Novak is back, apparently, writing "occasional columns" according to a Read More
This week in Robert Novak news, according to his home paper, The Chicago Sun-Times, the syndicated columnist is retiring following last week’s announcement that he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. That bit of grim news came a week after reports that Mr. Novak hit an elderly homeless man with his car. Read More
Last night on The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert waxed Keith Olbermannian and earnestly refused to mock Robert Novak for his hit-and-run assault on a homeless pedestrian because the syndicated columnist has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
"Wow," the host said after wishing Mr. Novak well. "I’m pretty impressed with myself right now." Read More
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that syndicated columnist Robert Novak has a brain tumor. The Sun-Times‘ Maureen O’Donnell quotes a release put out by Mr. Novak on Sunday that reads:
On Sunday, July 27, I was diagnosed with a brain tumor. I have been admitted to Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where doctors Read More
According to Politico’s Jonathan Martin and Chris Frates, syndicated columnist Robert Novak hit a pedestrian with his car this morning in Washington, D.C.
"I didn’t know I hit him," Mr. Novak told reporters. "I feel terrible." As terrible as Mr. Novak feels, Media Mob is sure that the man he hit with his Read More
Via The Huffington Post, it looks like Saturday’s Bob Novak column — which dropped a bomb onto the Democratic primary camapign by claiming that Hillary Clinton’s campaign has dirt on Barack Obama, but has chosen not to use it — was, shall we say, not well-sourced.
Mr. Novak took to Fox News Read More
If the Valerie Plame case has changed Washington – burning formerly anonymous sources, torching formerly high-flying careers – it’s becoming clearer the man who sparked the firestorm may not have emerged unsinged after all.
As he sat down with The Observer in his D.C. office suite last week, Robert Novak was still a bit Read More
In an interview yesterday with HOY, John Spencer rejected the notion in a recent Robert Novak column that the national GOP has completely abandoned his campaign against Hillary Clinton.
Spencer said he, personally wasn’t dumped: the party is actually giving up on all of New York.
“I’m the Republican endorsed candidate in Read More