Ed Koch “Handwrote” Emails Defending Obama

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, who died Friday , took great pride in responding to every email he was sent, despite the fact that he doesn't use a computer. How did Ed Koch do it? His assistant printed them all out and he wrote his responses on the emails by hand. Here are 13 longhand emails defending the President, provided to BuzzFeed by Koch in 2012.

Koch's Response: I believe he now understands the need to support Israel and did a remarkable job on behalf of Israel at the Security Counsel with respect to Palestinian Authority's request for UN membership. Further, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak vouches for him as a good friend of Israel.

Koch's Response: Yes. I still support President Obama's reelection. He did a remarkable job on behalf of Israel at the Security Council considering the application of the Palestinian Authority for state recognition. Also, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak gives President Obama high marks. Sorry we disagree on this one.

Koch's Response: Ridiculous

Koch's Response: I am familiar with everything you wrote and still believe President Obama deserves my support for the reasons I have given and with which you are familiar. I agree with the comments of Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak. The following transcript extract comes from the Charlie Rose interview of November 15, 2001...
I am sure we continue to disagree, but I am quite comfortable with my position which supports President Obama's reelection.

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