RIP, Tony Snow


from CNN…

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Former White House press secretary Tony Snow — who once told reporters “I’m a very lucky guy” — died at the age of 53 early Saturday after a second battle with cancer.

Tony Snow responds to reporters at an October 2006 White House news conference.

Tony Snow responds to reporters at an October 2006 White House news conference.

Click to view previous image
1 of 3
Click to view next image

Snow, who had been undergoing chemotherapy treatments for a recurrence of the disease, left his White House job September 14, 2007, and joined CNN in April as a conservative commentator.

President Bush said Saturday that he and first lady Laura Bush were “deeply saddened” by Snow’s death.

“The Snow family has lost a beloved husband and father. And America has lost a devoted public servant and a man of character,” the president said in a statement.

Tony was fun to watch. His high-pitched voice took some getting used to, but he carried himself so well on camera that you didn’t notice his voice after a while.

Whether speaking for the White House, or as the original host of Fox News Sunday, Tony was always well-prepared, asking intelligent questions, and unafraid to confront the agenda-style journalists of the pack media mentality.

Tony was a breath of fresh air, and he will be missed.

====

Trackposted to Right Truth, Stuck On Stupid, Cao’s Blog, Big Dog’s Weblog, Leaning Straight Up, Democrat=Socialist, Conservative Cat, Allie is Wired, third world county, Woman Honor Thyself, McCain Blogs, The World According to Carl, , Pirate’s Cove, The Pink Flamingo, Wolf Pangloss, CORSARI D’ITALIA, Right Voices, and Gone Hollywood, thanks to Linkfest Haven Deluxe.

6 Responses

  1. I knew this day was coming, and am deeply saddened that it has. After his last treatment was over, and he resumed his Press Secretary duties, I looked at his gaunt face, and sunken eyes, and knew the end was near.
    Rest In Peace, Tony. You were always a gentleman in a blood sport arena. My deepest sympathies to your family and many friends, that you loved so dearly.

    Nuke, I always enjoyed his voice on the radio. Some have too deep a voice, and I have to adjust the bass to almost off to understand them.

  2. Yeah, I know what you mean about his voice.

    I didn’t write what I meant. I was trying to say that, to me, his voice didn’t match his appearance.

    I first heard Tony on the radio, and when my cable TV company finally started offering FNC, I saw what Tony looked like. It was a real pleasant surprise.

  3. I see what you mean.
    I, on the other hand, was already familiar with him from FNC before he got a radio spot. He was like a dear friend that I always got to visit with at 5p.m. each day. Always prepared, never let anything get him down, perpetually smiling, and never acerbic.
    A role model for political commentators.

  4. He was always so level headed and prepared for any question/comment anyone could throw at him. Needless to say he will be missed.

  5. I was shocked and saddened by this news today. No matter what side of the aisle you are on politically, I think you could say the man was fair and always a gentlemen. I send my prayers to his family, friends and colleagues.
    WC

  6. Yep, what writerchick said. A gentleman through and through.

    What a contrast to that whiny dweeb he replaced.

Comments are closed.

TIME NEVER DIES

Sercan Ondem

The Light

Inspire, Encourage and Empower

resultizedotcom.wordpress.com/

All about career, personal development, productivity & leadership

TIME NEVER DIES

Sercan Ondem

The Reset Blog

Start over, just don't stop

raulconde001

A topnotch WordPress.com site

My life as Atu's Blog

a small thougt for a big planet of daydreamer

Taffy Toffy's Blog

太妃糖的博客

tekehdddddddddddddddddddddddddddd.wordpress.com/

About life, the universe and everything

Drowning in depression.

Is'nt it great being a human!

%d bloggers like this: