Oyster has a nice summation of comment on the shameful praise rather than simple burial of Gerald Ford.
Is it really a matter of course that we can expect any level of incompetence.. or criminal complicity.. in our elected (or appointed) Presidents to be glossed over for the sake of.. what.. decorum? No that's mostly pretense "Healing"? No that's the new euphemism for denial. Respect? Hmmm I thought that was earned.