Feb 27 2008

Statement on William F. Buckley, Jr.

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement on the life and death of William F. Buckley, Jr.

“I had the great fortune of meeting Mr. Buckley on several occasions.  One could immediately recognize his keen intellect and sense of purpose.  I appreciate and admire his decades of work in pursuit of conservative government.

“With Mr. Buckley’s passing, our nation has lost one of its truly great political thinkers.  I send my deepest condolences to the Buckley family, friends, and colleagues at this difficult time.”