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Friends remember the Maverick

Father Edward Reese, from left, Vice President Joe Biden, Larry Fitzgerald, Tommy Espinoza, and Grant Woods wait to speak during memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The personal loss felt by many was apparent in every tribute delivered at North Phoenix Baptist Church on August 30, but Biden’s eulogy spoke to a grander loss for democracy - the loss of the civility and values that allowed a Democrat like Biden to befriend a Republican like McCain.

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