He died this morning at age 88.
I didn’t always agree with him, but he was a unique character and a fierce defender of our quality of life, the law, and Israel.
There are few people who established such a force of personality.
Update — via Twitchy:
Ed Koch tombstone: "My father is Jewish, my mother is Jewish, I am Jewish." Daniel Pearl's last words.
— laichungleung (@laichungleung) February 1, 2013