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Jack Murtha, RIP

At Big Journalism, Michael Walsh writes:

Jack Murtha, one of the most corrupt congressmen in modern history, has died.  The obits will start appearing shortly.

Until the media frames his colorful but checkered past to depict him as one of the lions of the Democrat Party, let’s remember him as he was:

Oh, look: here’s one now:

A spokesman says Democratic Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a retired Marine Corps officer who became an outspoken critic of the Iraq war, has died. He was 77.

No word yet if the funeral will be held in Okinawa, or perhaps the Center for Instrumented Critical Infrastructure.

Update: As Jim Hoft adds, "The antiwar democrat was famous for his cold-blooded attack on innocent US Marines in Haditha, Iraq."

Flashback: "Welcome to the Airport for Nobody" -- and Real Congressman of Genius: