Mostly Credited As: Michael Kinsley
Birth Name: Michael Kinsley
Date Of Birth: March 09, 1951 (Age 65)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan
Liberal journalist, editor, columnist, and political pundit best known to television views as the long-time co-host of the CNN political debate program Crossfire. Stepped down from that program in 1996 to become the editor of Slate, an on-line magazine owned by Microsoft, a position which he held until 2002. Served a brief stint as editorial page editor of the Los Angeles Times from 2003-04 and is currently a columnist with Time magazine.
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Graduated from Harvard in 1972.
Attended Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship.
First television gig was as moderator of the PBS political discussion program Firing Line.
In 2002, announced he was suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
Is of the Jewish religious faith.
Michael Kinsley Quotes
Kinsley: A gaffe is when a politician tells the truth.
Kinsley: The scandal isn't what's illegal; it's what's legal.
Kinsley: Ambition can never be naked in a political campaign. It must be clothed in deceit.