John Berthoud: He Will Be Missed

I don’t want to post anything else on the blog this evening until I note with sadness the death of John Berthoud.

John’s death was announced earlier today by the National Taxpayers Union, which John led for the last 11 years.

I did not know John well, but I knew him for many years. He was always willing to lend a hand; often, he was one of the very first to volunteer to assist coalition efforts. His name came up in office conversations often. I do not recall hearing a negative word about him; not even once.

John’s work made America a better place. He will be missed.


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