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Unfortunate News

John Berthoud, president of the National Taxpayers Union, died yesterday at the all-too-young age of 47. John had a distinguished career in the conservative movement, and was a wonderful fellow to get to know. I appreciated his energy and insights immensely. He will be sorely missed. Here are a few kind statements in the wake of his passing.

John Hood is a syndicated columnist and the president of the John William Pope Foundation, a North Carolina–based grantmaker.

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