He had a knack for turning newfound acquaintances into soulmates that shines through a flood of tributes and obituaries in the mainstream and alternative media.
Comparing Hugo Chavez's accomplishments to his U.S. obits was like taking a trip through Alice's looking glass.
Hugo Chavez put an end to the reign of neoliberal IMF policies that had impoverished the masses of Latin America.
Heinous schemes to limit the right to vote keep appearing in state legislatures.
He proved that progressives without much money could win statewide elections.
Being decent, humane, smart, caring, and brave was not enough.
His take on the Nixon aide who became a conservative Christian leader after serving time generated many letters to the editor.
Tricky Dick's master of dirty tricks became a Christian prison reformer but was no saintly do-gooder.
B., a man of ideas who was nimble to adapt to the times, understood that today's movement for the 99 percent had its roots in many earlier social movements.
Coretta Scott King was MLK's equal partner.