Longtime Political Columnist Jack Germond Dies at 85
Posted: 8/14/2013  |  By: Frederick N. Rasmussen | The Baltimore Sun

Jack W. Germond, an irascible columnist and commentator who was a fixture on the American political scene for nearly 50 years, including nearly 20 of them in The Baltimore Sun's Washington bureau, died shortly after 4 a.m. today of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his home in Charles Town, W.Va.

He was 85.