No, he’s not being forced out. But nonetheless, news that John Tierney — broken in his final piece today as a regular New York Times columnist — is leaving for the paper’s Science Times section can’t be happy news. Without its most independent voice, what could possibly make the Krugman-Dowd page worth looking forward to? But Tierney leaves on a happy note. Addressing his “libertarian comrades” (though isn’t that an oxymoron?), he notes the timing is right. “We’ve voted out big-government conservatism, and the result is the happy state of gridlock.”
But what if gridlock doesn’t return? Will he then?
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online