Nelson Mandela's passing today makes me profoundly and horribly sad. He was a great man who suffered for his people during decades in prison. He was a brilliant orator who inspired a generation. He was a true hero in an era when we have painfully few.
As I write this, tears are welling up in my eyes. Truly the most important man of his generation is gone. Truly the most astonishing political leader of our time is no more.More »