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Aug. 25th, 2009

In our open society, it is essential to distinguish vigorous debate over honest differences of opinion from the repeated use of false and misleading arguments to persuade the American people. Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins.
- Edward M. Kennedy

I'm heartbroken.

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alicia_stardust
Aug. 26th, 2009 07:02 am (UTC)
He was a good guy. We're not supposed to lose good guys. :(
goth_hobbit
Aug. 26th, 2009 11:35 am (UTC)
Ave atque vale, Senator. You are deeply missed.
scarlete
Aug. 26th, 2009 12:27 pm (UTC)
I am pretty damn sad over it too, especially after reading about all the death in his family that preceded him.
pearlofvenice
Aug. 26th, 2009 02:15 pm (UTC)
Wonderful quote. Thanks for sharing it. I'm so sorry to see his passing, especially at a time when we really need him.

kambriel
Aug. 26th, 2009 04:32 pm (UTC)
Oh no.
I haven't had my tv on for days...

I'm so sad to hear of this. At least I voted for him every time I had the chance.
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