The first cup is for the guest, the second for enjoyment, the third for the sword. ~ An old Arabic saying
Blue Crab Boulevard (Gaius) Gerald R. Ford, 1913-2006 – Rest In Peace
I’m proud that I voted for him when he ran for (re) election against Jimmy Carter.
Leaning Straight Up (Karl) RIP Gerald Ford
He will not be remembered as the greatest, the worst, the most inspiring or the most uninspiring, but despite his relative ambiguity, and almost obscurity, he will always be remembered, and that is a greater legacy in its own right.
Captain’s Quarters (Ed Morrissey) Gerald Ford Passes
Gerald Ford may have been at the center of more than one controversy, but he left with his reputation as an honest man more or less intact. Unlike Jimmy Carter, he never felt the need to campaign for affection or respect; it came to him naturally. He did an admirable job leading the nation during one of the worst times in our history.