Holland Taylor’s tears of grief

She had a revelation.

Richards died of esophageal cancer. He was a superb humanitarian who was sincerely committed to assisting the underrepresented. She was well-known for becoming only the second woman in 160 years to deliver the Democratic National Convention’s keynote address.

She was both stern and humorous. If you give us a chance, we can deliver, she promised the delegates. After all, Ginger Rogers did all of Fred Astaire’s dance routines. She simply did it backward in high heels.