"Pro football gave me a good perspective. When I entered the political arena, I had already been booed, cheered, cut, sold, traded, and hung in effigy."
Former AFL San Diego Charger and Buffalo Bill and political icon, Jack Kemp succumbed to cancer yesterday at the age of 73.
The G.OP. got it backwards when they placed him at the bottom of the ticket in ’96, a move which effectively ended his public political career.
We’ll always remember Jack Kemp for his integrity, forthrightness and compassion. The world and certainly the world of politics lost one of the truly good guys.
R.I.P., Mr. Kemp