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Newspaper Columnist Art Buchwald Dies at 81

• Washington Post
"I just don't want to die the same day Castro dies," Buchwald told his friends. Strategizing about how to land a big obituary became part of his jokes, especially after news of the death of former Chilean strongman Augusto Pinochet in

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Comment by Fascist Nation
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I mourn the passing of another cutting wit.

With Dave Barry taking a vacation (kind of), I am glad we have Andy Borowitz.

We need the air let out of politicians daily, and when one leaves, another takes their place and picks up where they left off.

If there is a heaven, I bet Buchwald has a special place and is having fun.

"You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it." — Art Buchwald

Yup, for many decades now.