Jay Bookman

Opinion columnist and blogger with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specializing in foreign relations, environmental and technology-related issues

Opinion: A double-barreled tribute


Headed into the long holiday weekend, on a Friday in which we say goodbye to two national legends, I think a double-barreled tribute is in order.

First, a side of John McCain that we didn’t always see:

And finally, Queen Aretha Franklin, who saw and helped create a lot of change in her time, and who knew better than most that we’re still a long way from where we need to be:


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Jay Bookman writes about government and politics, with an occasional foray into other aspects of life as time, space and opportunity allow.