Beloved political humorist Art Buchwald of The Washington Post died, aged 81, after a longer-than-expected terminal kidney illness. CBS' Bill Plante (no link) filed an obituary, including this delightful soundbite: "Since Henry Kissinger left office I am the only sex symbol left in Washington."
When he was waiting to die, he asked his friends to contribute a eulogy to his final book Too Soon to Say Goodbye. "None of them was funny," he complained to NBC's Tom Brokaw. "Well, that is because we care about you," Brokaw answered non-responsively.
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