This is just breaking from Fox News:
Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. John Murtha, the first veteran of the Vietnam war and one of the most powerful lawmakers in Congress, died Wednesday morning at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA, after complications from gallbladder surgery. Murtha was 77.
I’m very sorry for his family’s loss. I’m sure they loved him and will miss him.
Jay Tea adds:Kim, thanks for taking the high road. It let me indulge my baser instincts. I’d like to see this article reserved for those who wish to speak well of Murtha. Anyone inclined to say less respectful things, please take it to my posting or keep it to yourself — not here.