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Hizzoner Ed Koch Gone

from The NY Daily News

Ed Koch was fearless, priceless and loyal — a combination not found in today’s politicians

He took heat for his bipartisan efforts, but he forged relationships and did what was necessary to make New York City a better place. That’s what Ed was all about.

BY / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

	Mayor Ed Koch welcomes Sen.-elect Al D'Amato and his wife Penny to City Hall on November 7, 1980.

WILLIE ANDERSON/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Loyalty, loyalty, loyalty — that was Ed Koch. He never gave up and he never let partisanship stand in the way of doing the right thing. I think a lot of people underestimated the brilliance of Ed Koch, the legal mind that he had, the ability to cut through things and understand.

He was fearless and priceless. And what you saw is what you got. That’s not what you get today in politics and in too many political leaders. They want to be all things to all people and they’ll promise them anything with little substance behind it.

Not Koch. When you were his friend, you couldn’t have a better friend. I never had a better friend.

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Posted on February 2, 2013 by Editor

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