“Political coverage that wants to be solely high-minded is missing huge chunks of the actual interplay of personality and power that is what actually drives things”—Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of Buzzfeed, NYTimes
The above was part of a poem I wrote in 7th grade about my favorite people, including Mayor Ed Koch. Mayor Koch was a tremendous role model to me in the way that he always spoke his mind and stood up passionately for what he believed in.
We will miss you Mayor Ed Koch. You were a great man.