Tag: obituaries

C. Everett Koop, the Surgeon General whose anti-abortion stance appeared to be a feather in the Religious Right's cap when Ronald Reagan appointed him...

This is "politics news" insofar as we know that 126.9% of you Wonketteers would not even be reading this post right now without some...

David S. Broder, 81, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post and one of the most respected writers on national politics for four...

Because old people are disproportionately Republican and old, a high percentage of those currently planning on voting that black man out of office will...

Longtime U.S. diplomat Richard C. Holbrooke, whose relentless prodding and deft maneuvering yielded the 1995 Dayton peace accords that ended the war in Bosnia...

ROBERT McNAMARA IS DEAD: Jesus, anybody else feel like dying in the next week or two? Because now is clearly the time to...

'A BLEEDING HEART CONSERVATIVE': Former Republican VP candidate Jack Kemp died over the weekend. He was sort of a loony supply-sider, but he actually...

SO LONG, STUDS TERKEL: The great collector of oral histories has died at the age of 96. “I’ve met hundreds, no, I’ve met thousands...

SAD NEWS: David Foster Wallace, a brilliant writer and from all reports a kind, generous, and decent person, killed himself on Friday. He recently...

OH NOES ESTELLE GETTY DIED: Yeah, no "hot DC gossip" angle on this one unless you want to make yet another dumb John McCain/old...


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