BTC: A necessary word on Tim Russert

(Updated with video of classic Russert.)

For sure, his stature as a journalist and human being will be explained at length by admirers, colleagues and friends in the days that follow. For now, as pointed out by the folks at Huffington Post, note that in his final moments he was imploring reporters and analysts to cover the political process with responsibility and due care.

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