Archive for December, 2006

Gerald Ford was always sort of a curiosity to me. I’ve always been interested in contingency plans like the order of
succession, so the fact that he was the only unelected President was
always intriguing to me.

I was only three years old when he assumed the Presidency after Watergate, so I have no clear memories of his time in office. Only as a former President seen mostly at state funerals and special events. Even so, I always kind of liked the guy. He was a good man who did his best in a very
difficult position and earned the respect of those who knew him. And unlike certain other former Presidents, he knew when to bow out gracefully. That’s a legacy to be proud of. Pajamas Media has a great roundup of news and opinion on his passing.

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