Sunday, October 31, 2010

RIP Ted Sorensen

Former Speech Writer (and native Nebraskan) Ted Sorensen died today at age 82. I got to meet him once; he was a truly thoughtful and very nice man. He wrote all of JFK's great speeches.

Having been forced to listen to the rabble of nebulous campaign blips and attack ads as I drove across 3 states this weekend, I can say speech writers that can write with style and substance are a rare species anymore.

Rest in Peace, Mr. Sorensen.

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