Sunday, May 03, 2009

Jack Kemp, RIP

WASHINGTON — Jack Kemp, the ex-quarterback, congressman, one-time vice-presidential nominee and self-described "bleeding-heart conservative," died Saturday. He was 73.

Kemp died after a lengthy illness, according to spokeswoman Bona Park and Edwin J. Feulner, a longtime friend and former campaign adviser. Park said Kemp died at his home in Bethesda, Md., in the Washington suburbs.

Jack Kemp was his own man, a true intellectual and a great American patriot. We'll miss you, Jack. Rest in Peace.

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