The attempted Democratic takedown of Attorney General William Barr last week during his Senate Judiciary Committee appearance was a thing to behold. The gruff, direct, seemingly unflappable bear of an AG batted away each assault, question after question, hour after hour. But a second impression also emerged: the tone deafness of so many Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats. Some seemed unaware of the full import of their questions and complaints.
Karl Rove joined Fox News Channel (FNC) as a political contributor in February 2008. He also currently serves as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal.Read More
Since becoming a contributor, Rove has provided analysis for the 2012 Republican Presidential primaries and caucuses. He also contributed to the 2008 Presidential election coverage, making his debut on Super Tuesday.
Prior to FNC, Rove worked on the 2000 Bush presidential campaign as well as Bush's reelection in 2004, leading to his most recent and notable job as Deputy Chief of Staff under President George W. Bush's administration. He also served as a senior advisor and assistant to the President. Before his position as Deputy Chief of Staff, Rove was a political consultant to a number of Republican candidates including Bill Clements and Phil Gramm. Rove was president of the Karl Rove & Company public affairs firm, worked on the Republican National Committee, and taught at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.
Rove attended the University of Utah where he began his career with the College Republicans as their executive director and later went on to become chair of the organization.