'Absolute legend' Bob Dole pokes fun at Democrats one last time in farewell letter

As I make the final walk on my life’s journey, I do so without fear. Because I know that I will, 再次, not be walking alone,” Dole said in a farewell letter that was read by his daughter Robin at his funeral in Washington, 直流. 在周五. “I know that God will be walking with me,” the late senator wrote. “I also confess that I’m a bit curious to learn and find if I am correct in thinking that heaven will look a lot like Kansas and to see, like others who have gone before me, if I will still be able to vote in Chicago.

从左边开始, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., watch as the casket of former Sen. 鲍勃·多尔, R-Kan。, is carried down the East steps of Capitol Hill in Washington, 星期五, 十二月. 10, 2021, where Dole was lying in state. (美联社照片/苏珊·沃尔什)

从左边开始, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., watch as the casket of former Sen. 鲍勃·多尔, R-Kan。, is carried down the East steps of Capitol Hill in Washington, 星期五, 十二月. 10, 2021, where Dole was lying in state. (美联社照片/苏珊·沃尔什) (美联社照片/苏珊·沃尔什)

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Dole was referencing the many 报告 of dead people voting in large cities including Chicago which is often associated with the Democratic Party in memes and jokes.

Conservatives on social media praised Dole for the remark.

President Joe Biden stands with first lady Jill Biden as they arrive for a congressional ceremony to honor former Sen. 鲍勃·多尔, 在美国. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, 星期四, 十二月. 9, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

President Joe Biden stands with first lady Jill Biden as they arrive for a congressional ceremony to honor former Sen. 鲍勃·多尔, 在美国. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, 星期四, 十二月. 9, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP) (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

Bob Dole’s Farewell Letter is absolutely SAVAGE,” Turning Point USA Chief Creative Officer Benny Johnson tweeted along with the video.

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Absolute legend,” Abigail Marone, press secretary for Republican Sen. 乔什·霍利, 发推文.

Following the funeral at the Washington National Cathedral, Dole’s remains were then escorted to the World War II Memorial, a site on the National Mall that Dole helped to bring into existence. He sustained serious injuries while fighting Nazi Germany in 1945 在美国. 军队.

The casket of late Senator Bob Dole arrives to the U.S. 华盛顿国会大厦, 直流电, 我们。, 星期四, 十二月. 9, 2021. Dole, the World War II veteran who recovered from near-fatal wounds to become the U.S. Senate Republican leader and a three-time presidential candidate, died at 98 在十二月 5. 摄影家: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The casket of late Senator Bob Dole arrives to the U.S. 华盛顿国会大厦, 直流电, 我们。, 星期四, 十二月. 9, 2021. Dole, the World War II veteran who recovered from near-fatal wounds to become the U.S. Senate Republican leader and a three-time presidential candidate, died at 98 在十二月 5. 摄影家: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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