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Ed Koch

I thought Ed Koch would never die. But he went this morning. Koch, despite being a Democrat and self-professed liberal, was one of the key figures to reviving New York. He was tough on crime, supported the death penalty and pushed back against the unions. When he took over, New York was on the verge of bankruptcy and descending into a crime-ridden hell. By the time he left, the city was rebounding. He paved the … Read more