Ezra Klein:

You don't break bread with Larry Kudlow because you want a rich intellectual exchange. You break bread with Kudlow because he's a buffoon, and can be flattered.

Larry Kudlow:

I was very impressed. He's a nice guy, terribly smart, well-informed, great smile. He just really engaged. He said he likes to know the arguments on all sides. 

Krauthammer, I'm afraid, is made of stronger stuff.

--Jason Zengerle